It’s a perfect place for sipping a California bottle of wine or perhaps getting married. Pear Valley Winery on the east side of Paso Robles sits atop rolling hills overlooking … Continue Reading Pear Valley Wines-A Good Place to Sip Vino or Hold Your Wedding
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.
“Are you just going to stand there?” asked the wine pourer. I was stunned. I had walked outside the tasting area around a hedge (nary a fence or barrier preventing … Continue Reading We should not have revisited this winery. The magic is gone.
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
If you take a bite of a particularly ugly piece of candy, would you keep eating it? If you take a sip of a particularly ugly glass of wine, would … Continue Reading How to Taste Bottles of Wine All Day: Spit vs. Drinking, Savor vs. Gulping
Does Ancient Vine Grape Produce A Great Bottle of Wine? Many people believe an ancient grape vine produces fruit leading to a superior bottle of wine. If this is so, … Continue Reading Jessie’s Grove – Ancient Vine Zinfandel From Lodi
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
Fourteen Bad Habits While Holding A Bottle of Wine When the Wall Street Journal dismissed wine columnists John Brecher and Dorothy Gaiter several years back, many of us were unhappy, … Continue Reading Bad Habits Developed While Holding A Bottle of Wine
Lodi Zin, Gold Country Grape and Blends Bottles of Wine From M2 Wines Sitting down to a bottle of M2 wine and BBQ pork ribs, we sipped, wondering what that … Continue Reading Bottles of Wine from Lodi – M2 Wines
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
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
Touring wine country looking for your perfect bottle of wine, you taste a lot of bottom-of-the-barrel wine. Or, as we say, you must kiss a lot of ugly frogs before … Continue Reading A Bottle of Wine From Limestone – Calcareous Winery
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
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 … Continue Reading Seeking a Good Bottle of Buttery California Chardonnay Wine
When Dorothy Gaiter and John Brecher’s bottle of wine recommendations disappeared in December of 2010, we lost an important, practical pair of voices. Writing in the Wall Street Journal, these … Continue Reading Bottle of Wine Recommendations By Dorothy Gaiter – ‘Love by The Glass’