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’
Visiting Stillwaters Winery in Paso Robles over a 3-day President’s holiday weekend the place is hopping with brides-to-be along with the out-of-towners looking for a breath of fresh air after … Continue Reading California Wineries Open Up After C19 Public Masking Requirements Softened
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
Looking For A Classic Cabernet Bottle of Wine Comparisons of good bottles of red wine tend to focus on Cabernet Sauvignon. As you know from our musings we enjoy bottles … Continue Reading Comparing 12 Cabernet Sauvignon Bottles of Wine
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
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
The winemakers in the Paso Robles AVA make a great bottle of wine, and we’ve not written about them much even though it’s a favorite place for us to sample … Continue Reading Bottle of Wine From Eos Estates- They Finally Define An Identity
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
Finding a good bottle of wine from Southern California can be a challenge for those who enjoy the softness of cooler climate wines like Paso Robles, Santa Barbara, Sonoma and … Continue Reading Bottle of Wine From Laguna Canyon Winery
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
Finding elbow space at wineries in the Pleasant Valley Trail (the northeast quadrant of Paso Robles) isn’t hard. So the next time you’re in Paso Robles make sure you visit … Continue Reading Graveyard Vineyards – Paso Robles’ Quiet Wine Tasting
Tobin James again shows they’re for making great wines and great times. We stopped in there on our way to Monterey and visited on New Year’s Day. Thankfully they were … Continue Reading Tobin James wines continue to satisfy
Wine trip coming up! Time for a quick visit to Paso Robles, Monterey & then Healdsburg and the Russian, Alexander and Dry Creek Valley districts.
California is full of men creating wine. Winemaking males have created their product in California for over two centuries. Because of the brute strength it takes to plant, grow and … Continue Reading Taste Pallete The Few Winemakers