Dennis Sodomka


Wine Time: Anderra Carmenere 2013, Chile

COST: $10-12

WHAT: When I hear Carmenere I think Chile, and when I drink one I can picture the beautiful... Read more

Wine Time: Martinelli Bella Vigna Chardonnay 2011, Sonoma County

COST: $39-41

WHAT: When chardonnay is well made it is one of the best white wines you can find.... Read more

Wine Time: Chateau Vartely Winemaker's Selection 2012, Moldova...

COST: $10-12

WHAT: One of the many things I enjoy about writing a wine column is I learn so much, and not... Read more

Wine Time: Vale do Bomfim Douro DOC 2012, Portugal

COST: $11-14

WHAT: Although Port dominates wine sales from Portugal, it is no longer the only wine people... Read more

Wine Time: Giesen Pinot Gris 2014, New Zealand

COST: $13-15

WHAT: I think pinot gris is a largely underappreciated wine. It is a major grape in the... Read more

Wine Time: Sequoia Grove Chardonnay 2013, Napa Valley

COST: $27-30

WHAT: Though it is not among the most famous wineries in Napa Valley, Sequoia Grove makes... Read more

Wine Time: Sutter Home White Zinfandel, California

COST: $5-$7

WHAT: Many of the wines I drank 40 years ago are difficult or impossible to find today, mostly... Read more

Wine Time: Robert Mondavi Chardonnay 2013, Napa Valley

COST: $18-20

WHAT: If you have heard of California wine, chances are you have heard of the Robert Mondavi... Read more