Sunset on the River

Honeymoon, Africa, Cape Town, and Wine! (Part eight)

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Along the way we were serenaded by the grunts of hippos in the water, the trumpets of elephants on shore, and the toots of Egyptian geese flying overhead.

Zins & More – The Scott Harvey Story

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Being out here is like sitting down with someone 100 years old. This vineyard tells its own stories.
Scott Harvey Full Vertical

Scott Harvey Vertical Tasting

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

J. Lohr Wine Dinner – Marché Bacchus

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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.

An Impromptu Rosé Wine Tasting

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Rosé has become so common during the warm weather we sometimes lose track of what we have had, what we have liked or disliked.
marqeus hotel

Rioja Wine – A Tasting to Remember

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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!
Grape Press

The Peculiarity of Wine

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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.
California Pinot Noir Grapes

Can Budget Pinot Noir be a Daily Drinker?

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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.
Woodford, Versailles, Kentucky

Celebrating National Bourbon Heritage Month – Bourbon Curious

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September is, through an act of the United States Congress in 2007, National Bourbon Heritage Month. Along with wine and other regular articles, I will be sharing occasional postings on my favorite spirit, Bourbon,...

2012 Lenz Moser Prestige Blaufränkisch

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