Oh Bottle of Buttery Chardonnay Wine…. …..Where Art Thou? Searching for a good California bottle of Chardonnay wine is a prodigious task. With all the great wine California produces, we are looking for a buttery bottle for our yacht club inventory. There are thousands of bottles of good wine from which to choose. Our search brought […]
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Every appellation produces a distinctive bottle of wine, and the appellations in California’s Monterey area prove the point. We really enjoy the taste of wines from this region. They’re a little softer but can still be robust without heavy tannins or high alcohol levels. Last night we opened a bottle of 2010 Petite Sirah from […]
As spring approaches, so do bottle of wine deliveries. Three club deliveries arrived in the last week, Denner, Scheid and Hahn. Scheid Vineyards is in Monterey County, sheltered on the leeward side of the Santa Lucia Range of mountains. It’s part of the Salinas Valley, one of California’s golden spots for farming. They have vineyards stretching […]
While we enjoy a bottle of wine from Lodi, a major zinfandel producing region (plus a lot of other wines labeled as ‘Californian’), we’ve not posted anything about the region. A friend of ours on the way to taste Lodi wine requested recommendations for tasting the area, and I gave her a list of our […]