Getting to know Pouilly-Fuissé, France's other white Burgundy
In some circles, Pouilly-Fuissé wine—made from Chardonnay in France's Burgundy region—is considered the poor stepchild of the fancier white Burgundies, particularly those from the Côte de Beaune like Montrachet, Meursault and Corton Charlemagne. In part, that's because it's still recovering from the bad reputation it earned in the 1970s for being a lightweight proto-Pinot Grigio.
Exploring Zinfandel, a uniquely American wine
Having lived and grown up in countries all over the world, I am not especially nationalistic. Jingoism makes my blood boil. Still, I am proud of American jazz, blues, rock & roll, baseball and ... Zinfandel.