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
Nestled in the rolling hills of Gold Country right outside of Placerville, California wine has a friend in the ‘Sierra Style’ of farming grape and creating wine. Findleton Estate Winery … Continue Reading Gold Country’s Sierra Style of California Wine: Findleton Estate
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
From Rhone Style to Dry Italians To California New World Bottles of Wine From the Rhone Valley to Italy and all the way back to the New World wines of … Continue Reading Alexander Valley – Seeking Zinfandel, Syrah and Petite Sirah Bottles of Wine
The Center of the Universe For Zinfandel Bottles of Wine We always sing the praises of Lodi as the center of the Zinfandel wine universe. If you are looking for … Continue Reading Stuck in Lodi Again – Looking for Great Zinfandel Bottles of Wine
While the winemakers of Santa Rita Hills (near Lompoc) specialize in good bottles of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wine, there is one local winemaker declaring his winery a House of … Continue Reading A Bottle of Sangiovese Wine, From Lompoc?
Complacency comes easily for Californians who may easily find a good bottle of wine. On a recent boat trip through Mississippi and Arkansas, the difference between the wine haves and … Continue Reading Complancency and a Great California Bottle of Wine
Oh, the joy of seeking out a good bottle of wine. Orange Coast Winery wine club has a new twist on the wine club concept and we tested it for … Continue Reading Bottle of Wine Club With a Twist At Orange Coast Winery
Can you find a bottle of wine by a vintner skilled at making good vino from disparate places like Temecula, Lodi and California’s central coast? We found that vintner, right … Continue Reading Orange County Bottle of Wine – In Our Backyard
When you hear the word Cucamonga used in a song or a joke it implies it’s a far off distant land that really does not exist. It’s like referring to … Continue Reading Cucamonga Valley Filippi Family – Southern California Pioneer Wine Makers
Over the years former Wall Street Journal columnists John Brecher and Dorothy Gaiter lamented wineries choosing animals for their wine bottle labels. They labeled them ‘Critter Wines.’ As you can … Continue Reading Critter Wine Worth The Taste – Rabbit Ridge of Paso Robles