Brian Freedman's Wine Picks
Here are some great wine picks from Brian Freedman. He travels the world in search of wine and knows first hand which regions and wineries are producing the best vino in most countries around the globe. Freedman is the wine write for Philadelphia Magazine and President and Founder of On The Front Vines, a wine consulting business.
Alberino - Rijos Bajas is a value priced winery making wines expressive of their unique terroir and growing conditions
Other Great Spanish Wineries - Santiago Ruiz, A 2 O, Valminor, Senor da Folle Verde
Esporal - Freedman's current favorite winery making Alantaiso, Duro, and Olive Oil
Don Miguel Gascon - Making an unbleievable $14 Malbec now available in the USA
Tenat - The number one grape grown in Uruguay, pronounced tannic structure
Top Wineries - Bodega del Fin del Mundo, Familia Zuccardi, Trivento, and Casarena
Excellent Torrontes - Bodegas El Porvenir, Valle de la Puerta, Bodegas Etchart
Paso Robles, California
Producers of Note - Chateau Margene, Tobin James, Steinbeck Vineyards and Winery, Hope Family Wines, Chronic Cellars, Aronhill Vineyards
Top Wineries - Weingut Sattier, Weingut Tinhof
As you can see, Freedman gets around in his global pursuit of wine! It was great to sit down, pick his Brain and get first hand information about what's going on around the world of wine. I'm already looking forward tow working with him next year!