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Bear Creek Winery
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Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
“With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...
The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...
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Just joined and looking forward to getting some insight into making my wine purchases more productive. Read More
There's an argument to be made for Riesling, and it's made on a regular basis. It goes something like this: Riesling is great, it's flexible and it's food friendly, with wines ranging from dry to syrupy sweet, so there's something for everyone to like. This has been the argument of the day for years now. Trouble is Riesling still finds resistanc... Read More
So last winter, we drank a bottle of 2004 Dom de la Roquete Chateauneuf du Pape. Delicious. Bought it at deep discount, and wished I had bought more. Last month, at a large dinner, someone (a beverage professional from one of SF's best restaurants) brought the 2007 of same wine, direct from Kermit Lynch, so the provenance was unquestionable. ... Read More
Hello-My wife and I are taking a three day trip to Sonoma in August. I'm looking for some of the best wineries (rated by wine quality) to visit. Any suggestions?Thanks. Read More
The wife & I are making our first trip to Napa for a two day excursion. We have been doing a lot of research, including reading up on the previous forum posts, thanks Honda John for your informative essay! We're a little worried about going during the summer, and on a weekend, but it was the only time it worked for us, especially since we live... Read More
This weekend, June 10th - 13th is the 8th annual Peggy Sue's All American Cruise Car Show. It's a 4 day event that draws thousands of spectators and 800+ cars. One of the highlights of the weekend is the Chili and Pasta Cookoff / Beer and Wine Tasting event held Friday evening from 6-9pm at A Place to Play - 2375 W 3rd St, Santa Rosa CA 95401 -B... Read More
Would definitely be interested in hearing what people think are the best wineries, and wines, in the Okanagan. Hopefully with an explanation why. Have a good friend going for an extended stay, based in Kelowna, in a month or so, and it'd be nice to be able to offer some pointers. She and her husband drink a lot of New Zealand sauvignon blanc,... Read More
My wife is a huge pinot noir fan. For her birthday in June I decided I want to get her a variety case of delicious pinots from around the world. Any suggestions for some great $20 bottles?? Read More
Here's an article I just ran across that points to an issue that has been looming larger for several years now:http://www.napavalleyregister.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/wine/columnists/dan-berger/article_704bc688-0712-11df-a231-001cc4c002e0.htmlThe sentiments in it have been expressed several times on these boards. GregDP has moaned recently... Read More
I have been drinking wine for about 10 years. I was fortunate early on to be introduced to some very good wines. My wife's family really enjoys wine. Silver Oak, Cakebread, Fransiscan, St. Supery, BV and other mostly Napa Cabs are the standard at her family gatherings. Merlot was considered 2nd banana.Lately, the bride and I have been expand... Read More