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Honeymoon, Africa, Cape Town, and Wine! (Part Six – Once in a Lifetime!)

My bride and I had many wonderful meals whilst we were on our honeymoon, but we were looking for something extra special.

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.

Koehler Winery – History and Tasting

Winemaker Colin Murphy and Vineyard Manager Felipe Hernandez collaborate regularly to ensure the quality of the fruit improves from year to year.

Rhône Blend Redefined – It’s “Everything”!

The addition of the Bordeaux varietals makes this wine an unusual one that is a perfect match to the American palate.

After the House, the Search for the Perfect Merlot

Personally, I have a hard time with Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec because they are real bruisers. Unless, of course, there's a candlelit, air-conditioned romantic dinner involved...

Going Rogue Part 3 – Other Wineries, Stuff, and Summary

Right now I will continue to reside in Las Vegas, where except for the fact that we have had a damned eternal summer, I have called home for more than two decades. My bucket list has a crystal ball in it that stubbornly won't let me peer into the future.

Hug Cellars Pinot & Syrah with Friends

No additives and no laboratory gymnastics to get the wines to fit a certain "profile," just fermented grapes in a bottle. What more could you ask for.

2004 Barolo from Trader Joe’s – the Verdict

Instead of pairing with the dish, I felt that it was coyly teasing it.

Changing of the Guard – Hug Cellars

It's an end of one era, but the beginning of something just as great.

The Estates – DAOU Vineyards & Winery

Inside of the building, there is a stunningly beautiful tasting bar made completely of Onyx and backlit underneath. Wow.