Ray Isle (@islewine on Twitter) is Food & Wine's executive wine editor. We trust his every cork pop and decant – and the man can sniff out a bargain to boot. Take it away, Ray.
Weirdly enough, it was thirty years ago this coming week that this oddball TV station called MTV appeared on the airwaves. Looking at the playlist that day, there are some mighty strange juxtapositions - Styx followed by Carly Simon followed by Iron Maiden. Really?
But the truly odd thing is that not one of the many rock stars who’ve started making wine is represented there. Good Golly, Miss Molly. Clearly, everyone’s favorite grape beverage has come a very long way. In honor of MTV Day, here are five rock star wines to check out:
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