Kinkead Ridge 2008 Cabernet Franc

A small number of wines and wineries have developed an almost cult-like following east of the west coast. Paumanok Vineyards Chenin Blanc, Barboursville Vineyards Octagon and rockstar-turned-winemaker, Maynard James Keenan portfolio of wines have all been certified platinum by wine writers and critics alike. After tasting the Kinkead Ridge 2008 Cabernet Franc, I’m convinced theRead more

Illinois River Winery

One of the many unwritten goals I have for 2011 is to explore the wines of the Midwest. The region consists of 12 states in the North Central United States: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Ohio. Often overlooked by the wine media, these states are makingRead more