Love&SqualorWineAt a recent tasting of global Indie Wineries, several Americans stood out: Eric Demuth Wines (Sonoma, CA), Farella Vineyards (Coombsville, Napa CA), Love and Squalor (Willamette Valley, Oregon), and Oyster River Wine Growers (Penobscott Bay, Maine).

Eric Demuth has an especially good Grenache, Farella a distinctive Cab, Love and Squalor memorable Rieslings and Pinots, and Oyster River a “Village White” with grapes from the Finger Lakes.