Dennis Sodomka

Wine Time: Amapola Creek Chardonnay 2012, Russian River Valley

COST: $44-46

WHAT: Richard Arrowood has been making wine in Sonoma County for 49 years, so he should know... Read more

Wine Time: Liberty School Merlot 2011, Central Coast

COST: $15-$17

WHAT: I have had a love/hate relationship with Merlot over the past 30 years or so. I loved... Read more

Wine Time: Zin-Phomaniac 2012, Lodi

COST: $16-18

WHAT: One of the best places in the world for growing Zinfandel grapes is Lodi, Calif., so... Read more

Wine Time: Landmark Vineyards Overlook Chardonnay 2012

COST: $21-$23

WHAT: It’s not difficult to find a big, bold, buttery California Chardonnay. That’s one of... Read more

Wine Time: Baron de Hoen Cremant d'Alsace Brut NV, Alsace...

COST: $17-19

WHAT: If you say sparkling wine most people think Champagne. It’s the most famous, most... Read more

Wine Time: Prazo de Roriz 2011, Douro

COST: $15-17

WHAT: Portugal has to be one of the most exciting wine regions in the world right now. After... Read more

Wine Time: Flora Springs Soliloquy Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Oakville

COST: $24-26

WHAT: I picked this beautiful Flora Springs Sauvignon Blanc for dinner last week, not... Read more