Joseph Drouhin Pouilly-Fuisse (poo-YEE fwee-SAY), France

Joseph Drouhin Pouilly-Fuisse has scents of fresh almonds, crisp apples and a hint of citrus, plus a creamy roundness and long finish that sets this P-F apart from the pack.  Pair with caper-butter trout.

Domaine Laroche Chablis St. Martin, Burgundy, France

With the Domaine Laroche Chablis honeysuckle and Fuji apple notes leap from the glass and dance softly on the palate and finish.  The crisp acidity and makes this wine great for fried chicken.

Cave de Lugny Macon-Lugny ‘Les Charmes’

Cave de Lugny Macon-Lugny ‘Les Charmes’ from Burgundy – why pay more?  This elegant chamomile-tea-and-apples Burgundy and a plate of oysters or an herbed omelet is an instant escape to Paris, for cheap!

Chartron & Trebuchet Rully La Chaume, Burgundy, France

Chartron & Trebuchet Rully La Chaume – The kumquat-citrus flavor. rosehips, and minerality of this wine are softened by a juicy-apple palate that keeps you sipping. Pair with shallot-steamed mussels.