There's nothing like a Sunday afternoon in wine country to put you in the holiday spirit and get you ready for the new year. Taking in the scenery while enjoying a few glasses of Napa Valley wine is the best way to decompress from all of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Last... Continue Reading →
As we approach the Oakland Wine Festival’s Kick-Off Tasting and Soiree featuring Chappellet Vineyards and Sonoma-Loeb, and as the Third Annual Oakland Wine Festival, which will be held on July 15, draws near, my conversation with the legendary Cyril Chappellet, could not have come at a better time. Cyril, the CEO and President of Chappellet... Continue Reading →
People often ask me what my favorite varietal of wine is. That is a complicated question for me to answer, as my taste buds change by the season. Such as the case, I spent the entire fall drinking nothing but Zinfandel. Every bottle, every time...Zinfandel. My favorite thing to grab off the shelf was an... Continue Reading →
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With so many parties to attend this time of year, it can be hard to figure out just the right wine to bring along. Check out my post on http://www.winecountry.com for insight into the best wines for all types of holiday celebrations!
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 →