It’s a warm summer evening, and you have the grill fired up and your favorite tunes playing in the background. Check here for what wine you need to complete the scene.
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.
A Trader Joe’s wine tasting has turned up a fantastic white, a surprising Brunello, two bargain-priced Amarones that are repeat buys, and two that are on the “do not call back” list.
Did you know that Cabernet Sauvignon is the result of a scandalous affair between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc?
We can find any reason to celebrate with a bottle of wine. Today, we acknowledge Ferragosto, a national holiday in Italy that marks the start of its vacation period, spawns an array of local festivals, and sends Italians flocking to the beaches and mountains to celebrate. So,… Continue Reading “The Baby Amarone”
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”
If you think Tequila and Corona Light are the drink of choice in Mexico, think again! We just returned from a week-long vacation in Cancun and we found ourselves pleasantly surprised with our introduction to Mexican wine.
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.
For us, finding a Petit Verdot we love is like a treasure hunt—it requires a laborious search but the booty is worth the effort.
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”