US new releases spring 2023

Jesse Hall and Emma Kudritzki Hall at Seawolf Wines

Sam clears her desk before taking a month off to attend to her MW exam – and finds plenty to recommend before she goes. Above, Jesse Hall and Emma Kudritzki Hall at Seawolf Wines in Yorkville Highlands, California.

In this assortment of US tasting notes are the usual suspects from Washington, Oregon, and California with the added interest of some impressive wines from Michigan. I’m happy to report that the Michigan wines from Left Foot Charley held their own against producers from the much more established states, and even outclassed a few of them. It seems that no matter which state you’re...