Each wine region of France is home to a variety of grape used in wines bearing that region's name. From Vouvray comes chenin blanc. If you're a dessert wine-enthusiast, you probably know that chenin makes for exceptionally sweet wines, including Quarts des Charmes from the Loire, which are among the ... More >>
Sierra M./YelpPunchdown Love
When: Sat., Feb 12, 5-9 p.m.
Where: The Punchdown Wine Bar, 2212 Broadway (at Grand), Oakland, 510-251-0100
Cost: $55 for four wines and four small plates
Why it's likely to be special: Hannah Hoffman's hit a slight snag in plans to roll out her Cibo per Strad ... More >>