Check out this great write up on our 2009 Dona Blanca!

Saturday, March 30 , 2013.

The 2011 Pineto Brachetto d'Acqui and 2009 Bodegas Paso Robles Doña Blanca are wines of different worlds. Besides the fact Pineto's Brachetto d'Acqui is a sweet red sparkling wine from Italy's broader Piedmont region and Doña Blanca is a Grenache Blanc/Malvasia Bianca dry white central coast California wine, the Paso Robles produced Doña Blanca deepens their disconnect with a pair of grape varieties more commonly worked in Spain and France. While polarized by style, variety, and geography, they connect as two of the most surprising, captivating, and interesting wines I have recently discovered. The only other similarity are retail price tags under $25.

Read full article...