Tasting with a Winemaker: Nick Goldschmidt

  And weeks later, I still can't fathom getting rid of the empty bottles!  Yes, this describes my experience with Goldschmidt wines.  I had to go to Pinterest to search for something creative to do with my prized treasures. Long before my interview with winemaker, Nick Goldschmidt began, I journeyed from Sacramento to Healdsburg in... Continue Reading →

Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge Tasting 2016

Sunday, May 15th, made for an exciting afternoon when hundreds of guests gathered for the North Coast Wine Challenge Tasting event at SOMO Village in Rohnert Park, CA.  A beautiful, sunny day makes for the perfect backdrop to an outdoor event featuring the gold medal winning wines from this year's competition, paired with delectable treats from eight... Continue Reading →

Wine Review: Radius Merlot

I have a large group of friends and family whose palate much prefers the taste of sweeter wines than anything else.  I put forth my best effort to come across wines that help them to transition to other varietals.  While shopping for some great deals in Total Wine,  I came across a Merlot listed as... Continue Reading →

I have not been spending much time in Total Wine lately.  Not on purpose, I just haven't had the time to drive there.  I was recently determined to get there one day after work to pick up a Zinfandel (as this is what I have REALLY been into since the start of the fall).  Now... Continue Reading →

So I was really anxious to have a nice glass of red wine before bed last night,  I opened my wine fridge, hoping to find something to suit my fancy for the evening.  I noticed that I had two bottles of St. Clement Merlot and decided to open one up.  I bought this wine during... Continue Reading →

I held on to this one as long as I could, telling myself that I would save it for some great occasion.  Before tasting, I knew this gem from Raymond Vineyards would not disappoint.  And then it happened.  My great occasion to open this bottle was upon me.  It was not a party or special... Continue Reading →

During one of my many last minute grocery store runs to Nugget Market, they were hosting one of their daily cheese tastings.  I stopped by to sample what was available.  I heard the hostess explaining what it was, but I really wasn't listening.  I just popped the cheese in my mouth and was pleasantly surprised... Continue Reading →

Just a few days shy of spring, we will soon see the warmer days, blooming bushes and the season of love.  Spring and Summer are the most popular times the of year for lovers to tie the knot.  Who can do that without a celebratory toast or pairings for a delicious reception meal?  No one.... Continue Reading →

  This month, Boisset Wine Living at Home is featuring two fantastic wines from the JCB Collection and DeLoach Vineyards.  The JCB No.81 is one of our most popular Chardonnays and there are only a few cases left.  The DeLoach Pinot Noir is absolutely amazing.  Please take advantage of both of these great pricing deals... Continue Reading →

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