11 Wines for Summer Home-Sipping Scenarios

From food pairing wines to celebratory bubbles, all sorts of bottles to bring home

For the curious wine drinker—those of us who ask for a different bottle every time an order is placed—the unending list of regions, releases, vintages, distributors and prices can blanket the brain and inhibit decision-making. That’s part of wine’s allure, though: the magnitude of knowledge surrounding each varietal and how it corresponds to flavors. We’ve fallen for so many delectable wines recently—including all of those …

Interview: Antica Terra Winemaker Maggie Harrison

Expressive bottlings of beauty from Oregon's Willamette Valley

Surprise and delight defines the Antica Terra tasting experience. Based in Dundee, Oregon, the winery’s offerings include annual Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vintages. Owner and winemaker Maggie Harrison—also the head of the masterful California Syrah label, Lillian—taps into the intrinsic, aesthetic merit of the Willamette Valley as a whole. But as much as each wine is a study of the exquisite land and luscious grapes, it’s also …

Admiring the Bobal Wines From Spain’s Bodega Chozas Carrascal

An affordable option from one of the rare Vino de Pago designations

In the province of Valencia, Spain, the vineyards of Bodega Chozas Carrascal flourish in the Denominación de Origen Protegida (a protected domain) known as Utiel-Requena. Helmed by María José, the daughter of founder María José López-Peidro, the winery’s still and sparkling wines represent the region’s highest standards. It was there—on a sourcing trip through the Utiel-Requena DO—that Mika Bulmash, founder and CEO of the NYC-based importer Wine …