Once upon a time the Wall Street Journal published a weekly column by Dorothy Gaiter and John Brecher regaling us in the joys of quality wine with an eye toward … Continue Reading Napa Too Expensive? Others Begin To Agree With Us.
“Do you smoke, use drugs or drink alcohol?” Classic questions from a doctor but the next question surprised me after I shared my wine proclivities. “Do you like Napa wine?” … Continue Reading With California Wine, ‘Love The One You’re With’
Visiting Stillwaters Winery in Paso Robles over a 3-day President’s holiday weekend the place is hopping with brides-to-be along with the out-of-towners looking for a breath of fresh air after … Continue Reading California Wineries Open Up After C19 Public Masking Requirements Softened
Here we go again. 75,000 new Covid 19 infections one California day. It’s worse than the last peak but thankfully less virulent. None the less, it’s impacting everything from seeing … Continue Reading Hurdles C-19 Poses For California Wine Tasting
Chucking flying discs 300 feet into metal baskets amongst the grape rows at Castoro Vineyards seems an odd way to go wine tasting, but, a good bottle wine and a … Continue Reading A Bottle of Wine, Flying Discs, 18 Holes and Thou
Nosing Around An Unfamiliar Aisle Perusing The Chardonnay Offerings Let’s say someone wants to give you a good bottle wine and they gift you with the opportunity of choosing the … Continue Reading Reckless Wanderings At Total Wine
Imagine bringing letters to a mailbox standing inside the evil aura of this grape vine monster. Grape plants like this have been growing in Lodi since the early 1900s. Last … Continue Reading Old Vine Grapes – A Monster of a Plant
Legacy California Bottle of Wine From Inland Empire Winery Most California winemaking migrated north years ago (with the exception of Temecula) but there was a time when the Rancho Cucamonga-Ontario … Continue Reading Early California Epicenter of Wine Making – Inland Empire
California Bottles of Wine by Sans Liege Rhone Style Blending on the Central Coast A bottle of wine is comprised of earth, plant, weather and the winemaker’s knowledge and palate. … Continue Reading California Central Coast Bottles of Wine
Looking For A Classic Cabernet Bottle of Wine Comparisons of good bottles of red wine tend to focus on Cabernet Sauvignon. As you know from our musings we enjoy bottles … Continue Reading Comparing 12 Cabernet Sauvignon Bottles of Wine
Bottles of Ancient Vine Zinfandel Wine From Lodi’s Durst Winery Savoring a first sip from this California bottle of wine, we both looked at each other and said, “Amazingly smooth!” … Continue Reading Durst Winery – Lodi’s Newest Tasting Room
The Drier Side of Paso Robles’ Bottles of Wine The winemaker at Pear Valley Winery must be a big fan of peppery wine, and his bottles of wine showcase the … Continue Reading Pear Valley – The Spicy Side of Paso Robles
These Bottles of Wine Started With a Few Beers Many wine aficionados dream of becoming winemakers, purveyors of grape and bottles of wine. The Brothers Glunz have become just that, wine … Continue Reading Glunz Family Winery – Paso Robles
It’s a California Golden Age of Wine Bottles of Wine Throughout the State Deserve Our Attention, Not Just Napa There are just too many good appelations and bottles of wine … Continue Reading What About Napa Valley Bottles of Wine?
Where is That Buttery Chardonnay? A Thousand Bottles of Wine to Taste – Walking into a wine tasting room with 111 wine distributors, and thousands of bottles of wine, can … Continue Reading 1,000 Bottles of Wine – All in One Room
A Lodi Bottle of Wine From Klinker Brick Winery Many California wineries produce a good bottle of Zinfandel wine, but our center of the Zinfandel universe resides in Lodi, an … Continue Reading Zinfandel and Syrah Bottles of Wine From Lodi –