Category Archives: Sauvignon Blanc

Weingut Prechtl in Austria’s Weinveirtel

I actually discovered Prechtl’s through word of mouth. I was at a big tasting in Germany in search of a Grüner Veltliner to import. Everything I tasted was delicious but expensive, so I kept asking other German winebuyers for tips … Continue reading

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Alpha Loire Domaines, an extensive line from France’s Loire Valley

I actually stumbled across this winery in Seattle at a Loire Valley tasting via a team of French sisters, who represent Alpha Loire in the international marketplace. The wines are just outstanding and even better for the price.  They have quite a large … Continue reading

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Chateau des Eyssards (Bergerac), neighbor to Bordeaux

I actually met Pascal Cuisset (pictured left), owner/winemaker of Chateau des Eyssards, in Seattle at a wine show put on by the French Wine Commission in the spring of 2011.  I entered the Columbia Tower Club on a beautiful, sunny day, … Continue reading

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