California wine regions were pummeled by wild weather spouting atmospheric rivers drenching us in the winter of 2022-2023. The big question all year has been, ‘What affect will that water … Continue Reading Water Into California Wine: Is This 2023 Vintage the Best Of The Decade?
Where can you find California winemakers pouring their art? During the Garagiste Wine Festival there was more wine poured by wine makers than we could enjoy in the hours allowed. … Continue Reading California Winemakers Pour Their Art At The Garagiste Wine Festival
When you sell 16 million cases of California wine each year, do you really need a tasting room? Delicato Family Wines still maintains one. Most wineries we visit sell 500 … Continue Reading 16 Million Cases of California Wine From One California Winemaker
California wine tasting rooms in Sonoma, Napa, Monterey, Lodi and Paso Robles continue proliferating in downtown city centers or in clusters of industrial areas like Lompoc’s Wine Ghetto or Paso’s … Continue Reading Downtown Wine Tasting: It’s Not Your Parents’ Wine Tasting Style
What is your comfort zone when paying for a flight of estate wine tasting? Is it $20, $30, $50 or higher? Alpha Omega Collective’s tasting room in Paso Robles is … Continue Reading $100 Flights of California Wine Tasting Land in Paso Robles
Roll Out the Barrels of California Wine means different things to different people. At Still Water’s Winery in Paso Robles it means club members evaluate wine right out of a … Continue Reading Rolling Out Barrels of California Wine – Tasting Before Bottling
Visiting wineries far away from the main highways is part of the exploration of California bottles of wine. So we did that just recently visiting Bianchi in Paso Robles. We’ve … Continue Reading Bianchi Wines on the East Side of Paso Robles
Ten years ago we here at California Bottle of Wine reported the most popular wine by sales volume in America was Pinot Noir. This makes sense because it’s a softer … Continue Reading What Wine is Favorite Now? You May be Surprised by the Answer.
We stared into the blue sky, white clouds and a snootful of ruby red wine on the table top in a world turned topsy turvey. But even disoriented, days like … Continue Reading Good Bottles of Wine Off the Beaten Path of San Marcos Road
Every once in a while you have to take a chance on an inexpensive California bottle of wine. You never know if you’re going to kiss an ugly frog bottle … Continue Reading Value Priced Bottles of California Wine: AKA – Cheap
San Diego County Wineries Southern Coast’s Bottles of Wine From San Diego’s surfing beaches in Oceanside to Fallbrook, down through Escondido and east to Julian and Ramona and all the … Continue Reading Wineries of San Diego County – Good So Cal Bottles of Wine
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
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
An Edna Valley Bottle of Wine In A Tranquil Place Savoring Nature Watching the Hummingbird Circus while you savor a good bottle of wine at Kynsi Winery’s patio tasting room … Continue Reading Kynsi Winery – Edna Valley
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
Justin’s New Owners – Roll Global Buys Into A California Bottle of Wine- Is the corporatization of Justification the disintegration of a good bottle of wine? Some say yes, especially … Continue Reading A Justification For Changing Their Bottles of Wine