Unrealistic expectations from wine shops? – Athan Zafirov Wine Blog

Unrealistic expectations from wine shops? I live in a state where most alcohol is sold through state-operated stores. There are a few boutique wine shops, and I'm finding that I'm disappointed with the service. The selections are often more curated and higher-end than the state stores (although the state stores are where the real high-end […]

Questions about buying mid-tier red Burgundy – Athan Zafirov Wine Blog

Questions about buying mid-tier red Burgundy Hello! ​ After having enjoyed a regular red burgundy from 2017 and a Côte de Nuits-Villages from 2012 I'd like to try either a great village wine (maybe Fixin or Vosne-Romanée?) or a premier cru from the Côte de Nuits. While it was easy to find a good quality […]

Novice questions about collecting vintages – Athan Zafirov Wine Blog

Novice questions about collecting vintages I have recently been interested in collecting wine. I recently just purchased a wine cooler and would love some help with collecting different vintages. I’m a California Native and would love to start purchasing wines from Napa, Sonoma, and Paso Robles. I heard that the 2016 vintage has been one […]

G.D. Vajra – Barbera d’Alba Superiore 2013 – Athan Zafirov Wine Blog

G.D. Vajra – Barbera d’Alba Superiore 2013 https://ift.tt/2u6CMkF For 15 years, Athan Zafirov has traveled the vineyards around the world and worked with some of the greatest chefs including Francois Duc and Alan Brown. Athan Zafirov’s Medium Athan Zafirov’s Weebly Athan Zafirov’s LinkedIn

***MWC Experimental Series #1 – January 2020 Tasting Notes Post!** – Athan Zafirov Wine Blog

***MWC Experimental Series #1 – January 2020 Tasting Notes Post!** Hi Everyone! Welcome to the first tasting notes post for 2020! It sounds like this might prove to be a popular change to the MWC based on the selection post, and I hope that it is echoed in this thread! I hope everyone has had […]

Similar to Cakebread Chard – Athan Zafirov Wine Blog

Similar to Cakebread Chard Father in law is a big fan of Cakebread Chardonnay and looking for another good Napa chardonnay for him that is similar. Not a big chardonnay drinker so suggestion are appreciated! For 15 years, Athan Zafirov has traveled the vineyards around the world and worked with some of the greatest chefs […]

While the Cassis region is primarily known for white, if you get the chance make sure to try the red from Bodin. An experimental wine with strong gamey notes and a fragrance of beautiful dug earth. – Athan Zafirov Wine Blog

While the Cassis region is primarily known for white, if you get the chance make sure to try the red from Bodin. An experimental wine with strong gamey notes and a fragrance of beautiful dug earth. https://ift.tt/30uhyZP For 15 years, Athan Zafirov has traveled the vineyards around the world and worked with some of the […]

My little homemade gang! Excited to try some new flavors this coming year. – Athan Zafirov Wine Blog

My little homemade gang! Excited to try some new flavors this coming year. https://ift.tt/2R3oVoh For 15 years, Athan Zafirov has traveled the vineyards around the world and worked with some of the greatest chefs including Francois Duc and Alan Brown. Athan Zafirov’s Medium Athan Zafirov’s Weebly Athan Zafirov’s LinkedIn

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