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October 19, 2018

(Good) Nevada Wines from Nevada Grapes. Yeah. Really.

For many years, Nevada wines were known for their relentless mediocrity - they seemed to be White Zinfandel wannabes - and there wasn't much that the serious wine person could glean from them other than a collective meh.

100% Cork Coalition Marches On!

I feel the environmental impact of the cork industry cannot be underestimated.

Paso Robles Wine Festival!

We were having such a good time - and The Wineaux Guy™ was a magnet with his huge hat - that the next thing we knew, we were being escorted out at the end of the event. What!? How did that happen!?

The Saga – End of the Appliance Nightmare?

KitchenAid/Whirlpool customer service? What?!? Did you think it would be any different from the microwave fiasco? Hahahaha!

Paso Robles Wine Festival – The Road Trip, Part Deux

I'm especially happy that I had the presence of mind to stop at Refugio State Beach and take some footage and photos just days before the horrific and inexcusable oil spill.

How I Get Great Photos! Ztylus Case for My iPhone 6s!

Smartphones may very well be the new Nikons. Or if you have an iPhone 6s Plus like I do, even Hasselblads! (inside photographer joke).

Chardonnay Video Shoot-Out! Central Coast vs Sonoma/Napa!

So I became an ABC (Anything But Chard) gal. It was quite a few years before I found the Chard character my palate desired and, as I discovered, you had a spend a little money to get it. Nowadays - whether it's because you really don't have to spend a fortune to enjoy a good Chard or because my palate has matured - I enjoy it on a fairly regular basis. Yup. Me. Liking white wines. Who'da thunk?

Happy Holidays!

Have a very Happy Christmahanakwanzika and Festivus for the rest of us!

Today’s Tasting Note – California Sauv Blanc

However, there are a couple of white varietals that give me fits because I find that I'm always comparing them to their French counterparts.

Cork Revisited – Wine Passions: A Cork Comeback

It bodes well for the resurgence of cork, particularly in light of serious environmental and climate concerns.

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