Hot, hearty pizza and Rioja is a classic way to warm up in the Fall.

Hot, hearty pizza and Rioja is a classic way to warm up in the Fall.

Fall in a German vineyard.

Fall in a German vineyard.

Beautiful painting of a vineyard in the Fall called “Autumn Vineyard Light,” by Vicki Ash.

Beautiful painting of a vineyard in the Fall called “Autumn Vineyard Light,” by Vicki Ash.

A perennial favorite on my “cooler-weather white wine” list, a Chardonnay from the Macon-Villages in Burgundy gives you a taste of French character with some sharp minerality and acidity at a price most can afford right off the shelf.

A perennial favorite on my “cooler-weather white wine” list, a Chardonnay from the Macon-Villages in Burgundy gives you a taste of French character with some sharp minerality and acidity at a price most can afford right off the shelf.