April Louis

Assistant Tasting Coordinator
8 Exciting West Coast Chardonnays Up to 92 Points
Tasting Reports

8 Exciting West Coast Chardonnays Up to 92 Points

New reviews of whites from California's Russian River Valley and Washington's Columbia …

Sep 26, 2022
12 Enchanting California Pinot Noirs Up to 91 Points
Tasting Reports

12 Enchanting California Pinot Noirs Up to 91 Points

New reviews of Golden State reds from Sonoma, Santa Barbara, Monterey and beyond, including …

Sep 19, 2022
Wine Industry Iconoclast Fred Franzia Dies at 79
News

Wine Industry Iconoclast Fred Franzia Dies at 79

The co-founder of Bronco Wine Company was known for launching "Two Buck Chuck" and for his …

Sep 13, 2022
Washington Winemaker Ross Andrew Mickel Dies at 47
News

Washington Winemaker Ross Andrew Mickel Dies at 47

The young vintner, who went from sommelier to boutique winery owner, was lost in a seaplane …

Sep 9, 2022
8 Australian Gems Up to 94 Points
Tasting Reports

8 Australian Gems Up to 94 Points

Head Down Under with these new reviews of impressive Chardonnay, Riesling, Shiraz and more, …

Sep 8, 2022
7 Expressive Oregon Chardonnays Up to 92 Points
Tasting Reports

7 Expressive Oregon Chardonnays Up to 92 Points

Oregon's star white grape shines in these new reviews of wines from Willamette Valley and …

Aug 22, 2022
10 Terrific Napa Values for $50 or Less
Tasting Reports

10 Terrific Napa Values for $50 or Less

New reviews of Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and more up to 92 points, priced …

Aug 15, 2022
10 Diverse Sonoma Wines Up to 90 Points
Tasting Reports

10 Diverse Sonoma Wines Up to 90 Points

New reviews of Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and more from leading …

Aug 8, 2022
10 Exciting California Sauvignon Blancs at 90+ Points
Tasting Reports

10 Exciting California Sauvignon Blancs at 90+ Points

Explore the Golden State's diverse Sauvignon Blanc styles with these new reviews of …

Jul 18, 2022