You know you want a t-shirt with a wolf howling on it. But you also know you'll be teased mercilessly—and rightfully so. You can channel that inner howl, however, by turning to Villa Wolf Pinot Gris, a full-bodied, dry white with fresh, unoaked fruit and a crisp texture. But be careful: those pheromones are dangerous, and with this bottle in tow, you're sure to be Alpha.
KaTrina Wentzel is a co-owner (with her husband, Paul) of The Wine Thief & Ale Jail in St. Paul. Along with her love of wine and travel, she bides her time teaching English at Mounds Park Academy and raising her fabulous children, who have been known to swirl and smell their milk.
My focus is good wine on a budget for everyday people. So every Tuesday I'll post a wine-of-the-moment with simple tasting notes and a recipe pairing. The notes won't be overly detailed or profound, but they're not meant to be. Instead, they're meant to be fun with a bit of insight into some bottles worth exploring. Enjoy!