Category: California

A Fresh Trio of Pinot Noir

BÖEN offers three unique Pinot Noir selections that take your palate on a journey along the Pacific Coast, from Santa Barbara to Monterey to Sonoma’s Russian River Valley. 

From Tasting Room to Living Room

With virtual wine tasting on the rise, consider it for celebrating a special occasion with family or friends, adding a twist to entertaining, or simply enjoying a quiet evening at home.

Paso Robles Wine Adventure

Producing a variety of wine styles and tasting experiences that appeal to everyone, Paso Robles is a California wine destination that shouldn’t be missed.

Crux, an Emerging Sonoma Star

Sunset Magazine recently announced that October is Sonoma County Wine Month, so I am celebrating with Crux, a relatively new winery in Sonoma specializing in Rhone varietals.

Jamieson Ranch, a Winery that Wins Heartshare

Jamieson Ranch is the trifecta for a Napa Valley winery: beautiful surroundings, quality winemaking, and social awareness.

Wining and Dining with Sbragia

A wine dinner with Sbragia, a Sonoma standout, makes for a festive affair to an otherwise oppressive, muggy summer evening in Florida.

Five Healdsburg Wineries to Visit

Summer is just around the corner, and we love our wine country weekends for enjoying the long, warm days and mild evenings. One of our all-time favorite wine regions in Northern California for a weekend getaway is the Healdsburg area. Home to Alexander Valley,… Continue Reading “Five Healdsburg Wineries to Visit”

Farewell Stryker…Thanks for the Memories

Last month, I received an e-mail notification from Stryker Sonoma. “After 17 years of successful operations, Stryker Sonoma’s proprietor, Pat Stryker, has sold the Stryker Sonoma winery…So it is with gratitude to you, our loyal customers, that we say goodbye. The property sold this week… Continue Reading “Farewell Stryker…Thanks for the Memories”

And Then There Were Three

Our three top faves from a recent wine tasting: Juan Gil 18 Meses Blue Label, Niner Wine Estates Cab Sauvignon, and Pulenta Gran Corte VII Red.

Feeling In”SPIRE”d

Last night was St. Patrick’s Day so what other way does a wine enthusiast spend the evening other than at a wine tasting? Luckily, we planned ahead and had our traditional Irish fare the night before, feeling lucky to get two of 14 spots available to… Continue Reading “Feeling In”SPIRE”d”