Once the sun reappears, you’ll want to open any of these 5 wines

By Dave McIntyre Columnist, Food (Deb Lindsey /For The Washington Post) In hopes of warm, sunny weather and meals on the patio, here are two rosés and a crisp white to drink with appetizers, and two reds for when the meat comes off the grill. — D.M. Force of Nature Red Wine 2013 ★ ★ […]

6 Kosher for Passover Wines to Try

By Dave McIntyre Columnist, Food   (Goran Kosanovic/For The Washington Post) Recommendations ★ ★ ★Exceptional  ★ ★Excellent ★Very Good There’s no reason you can’t have a good-quality wine that’s kosher for Passover. Here are six to add to those I’ve recommended in the past few weeks. Castra Rubra Pendar 2010 ★ ★ Thracian Valley, Bulgaria, $20 […]

Turkish and Bulgarian wines you ought to be pouring at home

By Dave McIntyre at The Washington Post Availability information is based on distributor records. Wines might not be in stock at every listed store and might be sold at additional stores. Prices are approximate. Check Winesearcher.com to verify availability, or ask a favorite wine store to order through a distributor. Read Full Article

Wine of the Week: Wines of Bulgaria

WTOP Washington’s Top News By Scott Greenberg | @thevineguy WASHINGTON — Looking for a wine with a storied history, that’s delicious to drink and inexpensive to try? Well, consider trying something from the east — as in Eastern Europe. Bulgaria has been slowly reemerging back onto the wine scene in a quiet but steady way, first in Great […]

Explore the Balkans Washington Post article

Explore the Balkans and Asia Minor in these 5 bottles. By Dave McIntyre  | The Washington Post Bulgariana Pinot Noir 2011 ★ ★ Danube Plain, Bulgaria, $14 It’s a dark-colored, deep-flavored pinot that’s similar to those from the Russian River Valley or Anta Maria Valley in California. ABV: 13.5 percent. G&B: New to the market but should […]