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.
A wine dinner with Sbragia, a Sonoma standout, makes for a festive affair to an otherwise oppressive, muggy summer evening in Florida.
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”
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”
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”
Tonight we found ourselves opening a 2012 Moon Mountain Zinfandel from Repris, a unique winery nestled high up on the western slope of the Mayacamas Mountain range in Sonoma. The bottle was in our Fall 2014 club shipment so we thought it was ready to drink and… Continue Reading “Over the Moon for Repris”