Are there any winemakers/producers whose wines you feel comfortable buying vintage in and vintage out, without question–and perhaps even without tasting? What do you especially like about these producers, and which are your go-to wines?
Christopher P. Bates, GM/Executive Chef, Hotel Fauchere (Milford, PA). I often buy based on producers, with or without tasting. In Germany this is easy. Martin Kerpen is my go-to producer. Vintage in and vintage out, his wines are spectacular. They will always be stellar. Karthauserhof and Hexamer are also on that list. READ MORE »