Harvest wines info

The hunt for a red October (and beyond)

Here’s where to find some of the wines mentioned in this article:

Moric’s 2008 Burgenland Blaufränkisch is available at Wine Exchange in Orange, (714) 974-1454,; and Domaine LA, Los Angeles, (323) 932-0280,, about $26.

The Pfneiszl 2007 Soproni Kekfrankos is available at the Wine House in West Los Angeles, (310) 479-3731,; Larchmont Village Wine, (323) 856-8699; and Woodland Hills Wine Co. in Woodland Hills, (818) 222-1111,, about $15.

Anna Maria Abbona’s 2008 “Sori dij But” Dolcetto di Dogliani is available at John & Pete’s Fine Wines & Spirits, West Hollywood, (310) 657-3080,; Woodland Hills Wine Co.; and the Wine House, about $16.


Vietti’s 2008 “Tre Vigni” Barbera d’Asti is widely available, including Wine Hotel in Los Angeles, (323) 937-9463,; and Rosso Wine Shop, Glendale, (818) 330-9130,, about $15.

Castello di Verduno’s 2008 Pelaverga is available at K&L Wine Merchants in Hollywood, (323) 464-9463,; the Wine House; and Woodland Hills Wine Merchant, about $23.

Foradori’s 2008 Rotaliano Teroldego is found at Domaine LA, Rosso Wine Shop and Woodland Hills Wine Merchant, about $22.

Baudry’s 2008 Domaine Chinon is available at John & Pete’s, Domaine LA and Wine Exchange, about $17.

Moulin de Gassac’s 2009 “Guilhem l’Herault” Red Blend is available at the Wine Hotel and Rosso Wine Shop, about $10.

Domaine Gardiés “Millieres” Cotes du Roussillon can be found at Wine House, Wine Exchange and Woodland Hills Wine Co., about $15.

Unti Vineyards’ 2008 “Dry Creek Valley” Grenache is available at Duke of Bourbon, Canoga Park, (818) 341-1234, about $26.

Melville’s 2008 “Verna’s, Santa Rita Hills” Syrah is available at Wally’s Wine & Spirits in Los Angeles, (310) 475-0606,; Wine Exchange; Wine House; and John & Pete’s, about $22.

— Patrick Comiskey