Tag Archives: Sancerre

• Wine’s Tom Hanks: Why Everyone Loves Sancerre

Wine’s Tom Hanks: Why Everyone Loves Sancerre

CELEBRITIES, consumer brands and countless TV shows are deemed successes or failures based in part on their “Q Scores,” which measure familiarity and mass appeal. (Tom Hanks, for example, is a perpetual high scorer, while Lindsay Lohan ranks unsurprisingly low.) If wines were accorded similar ratings, I’m certain that Sancerre would top the list. Consider […]

• How to Avoid U.S. Sauvignon Blancs That Taste Like Your Lawn

How to Avoid U.S. Sauvignon Blancs That Taste Like Your Lawn

More often than not when ordering a white wine I go for a Sancerre or Pouilly-Fume, made from the sauvignon blanc grape in France’s Loire Valley. I find it as versatile as an aperitif as I do with a wide variety of foods to follow, and the price is usually right. What I almost never […]