Wines

Wine Reviews. Seriously.

Scott Harvey Vertical Tasting

The Monday night Somm Study Group did a Vertical tasting on 2007, 2008 & 2009 Scott Harvey Old Vine Zinfandel Reserve

J. Lohr Wine Dinner – Marché Bacchus

When I saw the flyer for a J. Lohr wine dinner at Marché Bacchus for just a little over $100, I jumped at the opportunity. Budget be damned.

Rioja Wine – A Tasting to Remember

On Tuesday, September 18, 2018, I attended a Rioja wine tasting event sponsored by Southern Glaziers Wine & Spirits in partnership with Rioja Trade. To sum it up WOW!

The Peculiarity of Wine

By necessity, Pinot and I have an open relationship. While I regularly taste, assess, and enjoy other wines, Pinot is always my first love and the one I return to nightly. It is sensual. It is luxurious. Hedonistic, even.

Can Budget Pinot Noir be a Daily Drinker?

I've had frugally-priced Pinots that tasted like dirt (not "earth," but actual dirt), some that tasted like they had a good dollop of cheap Syrah added.

2012 Lenz Moser Prestige Blaufränkisch

In his first "official" post, he shares his experience with the Blaufränkisch (the what?!?) that he tasted a few evenings ago.

Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Frugal – “Target”ing Malbec

Pescetarians and vegetarians may find this too big a wine to have with halibut or tofu.

Martian Ranch & Vineyard – One Woman’s Biodynamic Journey

I look at my vineyard as a living entity, my third child. When I’m not here I miss my vineyard as though it were a person.

Honeymoon, Africa, Cape Town, and Wine! (Part 5 – Views and Penguins!)

Hours later my bride and I arose from a food-induced coma and wandered down to the bar.

Are Rosés Losing Their Mojo?

I purchased a couple of bottles - one for sharing and one for binge-watching something romantic on Netflix. Can't pair this with a slasher movie.
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