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.
The Pacific Northwest provides so many diverse wine experiences and one of my new favorites is in the heart of the Willamette Valley in Oregon. With its unique soil diversity and various Pinot Noir clones, learning about wine is almost as fun as sipping… Continue Reading “Enchanting Destination in Willamette Valley”
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.
Jamieson Ranch is the trifecta for a Napa Valley winery: beautiful surroundings, quality winemaking, and social awareness.
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”
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”
On one of our last nights in Bend, we had dinner at Jackalope Grill. Our group had received an inside tip from a Bend local, suggesting that we call the restaurant in advance to order its famed elk tenderloin. We heeded this advice, and with our… Continue Reading “It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane…It’s Bunny Foo Foo”