It all started with a comment on a wine blog post and then an email. A bit of back and forth and a date was set with Steve Havill of Bella Grace Vineyards. We were to meet at their wine cave in the Amador Wine Region. As it is with many of the small vintners in […]
Did I ever tell you how dangerous it is to live so close to so many wine regions? Well, my wine chiller is a testament to that for sure… LOL. When we want a bit of entertainment, and we’re not interested in driving too far, Amador is one of the places we go. Amador initially […]
Can you tell I love Amador and the many Sierra Wine Regions? Once again we found ourselves back in Sutter Creek, California – partly to see how it fared from all the surrounding fires. The other reason was we just love this charming historic gold rush town. But I had a mission. I made a […]
This summer, it’s been a difficult time in the California foothills with the many fires that have destroyed towns, homes, forests and wildlife. To say it’s been heartbreaking is an understatement. Many areas were spared and are still intact, including many of the wineries that exist in the foothill areas. One of these wineries is […]
Living so close to so many wine regions in Northern California is both fantastic and a bit dangerous. My full wine chiller would attest to that fact… LOL. A wine you’ll find there is the Sobon Estate Winery Cougar Hill Zinfandel. One of the areas we frequent is the Amador Wine Region located in the foothills […]
Every so often I run into a zinfandel wine I just fall in love with. Such was the case with this Fiddletown Cellars Old Vine Zinfandel. We were just out for a quick bite at one of our favorite restaurants when I finally tried a zinfandel from Fiddletown Cellars. It was truly love at first sip. Oh, and I do love their label.