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Flemings 50 Wines of August” program

Fleming’s 50 Wines of August” program

“I haven’t seen you here before,” says the handsome bartender, giving me a generous tasting pour of the ultra-premium Hall’s Cabernet Sauvignon from the Napa Valley. It’s not every day… More »

Craig Watts

#WBC16 Blends with Friends at Watts Winery

Blind excursions are fun because you don’t know who you will be with, what you will be drinking, and what to expect. That is probably one of the many reasons… More »

Michael David Winery

#WBC16: “Surprise Visit to Michael David Winery

Do you like surprises? One of the highlights of the Wine Bloggers Conference each year are the surprise visits to wineries. This year, I ended up at Michael David Winery… More »

#WBC16: Smart Phone Photography and Videography

#WBC16: Smart Phone Photography and Videography

Do you know how to use your smart phone for photography and videography? This smart phone photography and videography session was one of the best sessions of the conference, as… More »

Winemaking History Lodi and Amador County

#WBC16: History of Winemaking in Lodi and Amador County

They came to Lodi and Amador County for Gold … and became farmers. The History of Winemaking in Lodi and Amador County California’s nascent wine industry took flight during the… More »

Amador County Wine #WBC16

Amador County #WBC16: Tapas & Terroirs

One of the reasons I was so eager to go on the pre-trip to Amador County – aside from tasting the Zinfandel and other wines of the region – was… More »

Collio

Collio Awards: Recognition for Quality White Wine Region

Have you heard of Collio? Or the Collio Awards? Collio is a small region in Italy, a few hours by the Venice airport. I am here with other international wine… More »

Little Black Dress

Wine Reviews Week of July 4th

Curious what I’ve been drinking over the holiday week? Mercer Estate Wines I have a strong liking for Washington State Wines so I was excited to receive these samples. The… More »

Georges Duboeuf

Georges Duboeuf Preview of the 2015 Cru Domaine and Chateau wines

What a great preview of the 2015 Cru Domaine and Chateau wines from Georges Duboeuf. I’ve had the honor of attending these Georges Duboeuf events for many years, and this… More »

rotari

Great Launch of Rotari Brut and Rosé Sparkling Wines

Great Rotari launch party! It’s always so fun when the winemaker is as energetic as Rotari’s Lucio Matricardi, Ph.D. The room was gorgeously and festively set up with balloons, and… More »

Cristobal Undurraga Marimon

New Wine from Cristobal Undurraga Marimon

It was fun catching up with Cristobal Undurraga Marimon last night at Sparks Steak House to try some of his recent wines. He’s a super vivacious guy who fits in… More »

Josh Cellars

Josh Cellars Wines at Bouley Botanical

Curious about Josh Cellars Wine? Fabulous opportunity to taste the range of wines from Josh Cellars, paired with the exquisite, and very healthy, cuisine of celebrity chef David Bouley who… More »

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