Fall Wine Review Part One

It is fall, and of course that time of the year when red wines really blossom.  I have tasted a variety of wines so far this fall, and wanted to share with you some of my favorites. Name:  Trapiche Oak Cast Varietal:  100% Malbec Vintage:  2014 Appellation:  Mendoza, Argentina Alcohol:  14% Price:  Less than $10... Continue Reading →

Birthday Tasting at Kenzo Estate

I most enjoy the scenery when driving to wine country.  Such was especially true on my birthday drive up to Kenzo Estate in Napa.  My route from Sacramento took Hubby and I through the Suisun Valley, onto beautiful, mountainous roads.  At a certain point, cell service to our phones completely went out.  The strikingly beautiful culprit... 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 →

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 →

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 →

Wine Review: Where Did You Come From?…………….

Sonoma Valley has really become a favorite area of mine to enjoy wine!  I have no idea when or where I bought this but I am so glad I did!! It is a red blend from Emery Estate that contains Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Petite Sirah grape varietals. There are very... Continue Reading →

Wine Review: Starting Again……………..

Wow! My last post was in July!!! I cannot believe it has been so long since I have written a single word. Life for me has been incredibly BUSY!! Full time job plus three kids plus husband equals three FULL TIME JOBS!! I have not taken a break in a long while. This past weekend,... Continue Reading →

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