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.
“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’
“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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Lodi Bottles of Syrah, Cabernet and Zinfandel Wine While Lodi is known for its Zinfandel bottles of wine, we go to Berghold Vineyards for their Lodi Syrah. Yes, they have … Continue Reading Syrah, Cab & Zin Bottles of Wine in Lodi’s Berghold Vineyards