Have you ever had this happen to you? You’re at a nice winery at the wine tasting bar, and there are people there who are speaking about wine in a way that makes you uncomfortable. They sound so knowledgeable and sophisticated about wine that you don’t dare express your opinion. That use to happen to me until I […]
Proper wine storage can be a challenge if you buy a lot of it or if you just want to keep it at it’s best. A little while back Jenn Young had asked if she could do a guest post on that subject. What a good idea. So here she is: Jenn Young is a freelance writer working […]
It never fails to surprise me regarding the variety and quality of wines I can find in our local wineries. I found this Cycles Gladiator Pinot Grigio 2011 at the recommendation of someone at the Wine & Rose’s Spa Resort & Restaurant in Lodi California. Ok, I admit, I was also drawn to their beautiful logo. […]
So what are the basic wine terms and definitions? First of all I’m not a wine expert. Nevertheless, I/we often hear wine terms and definitions, bandied about when someone is talking about wine. But what do they mean? Some of the terms are more obvious, where others aren’t as much. To dispel the confusion and help you […]
One of my readers recommended I take a look at the BareFoot Sweet Red Wine. So off to the store I went. The price so reasonable, I bought three different Barefoot Wines and gave them a try. My neighbor and I tasted their Sweet Red Wine, Moscato Spumante and the Chardonnay. The Sweet Red Wine, Moscato Spumante are true to their name. I can see where it would a something someone with a sweet wine tooth would very much enjoy. The Chardonnay was light and fruity.
Story Winery is in the foothills of the Sierra Mountains not very far from where we live. It’s a great local winery that makes one of my favorite Zinfandels. In fact, one could argue that it is one of the best in the area. Story Winery Story Winery is a boutique winery that was one of […]