Tag: Merlot

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.

Hecho en Mexico (Made in Mexico)

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.

Walla Walla – So Nice they Named it Twice

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.

Feeling InSPIREd

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…

Over the Moon for Repris

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…

It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane…It’s Bunny Foo Foo

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…