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    …. I can recall the first Ridge Geyserville I tasted. I signed up for Ridge’s wine club. This was in 1976, I think. I’m still in their wine club almost 40 years later. Interesting that Ridge Geyserville is still one of California’s great wines, while Caymus has become a sad parody of itself, the Jerry Lewis of wine—all slick and bloated. I can…

    1 readers - By Ron Washam/ HoseMaster of Wine™

    The Travelling Vineyard Home Wine Party Experience

    … than expected. 2012 Small Hours Zinfandel, Lodi, CA. This Lodi Zin had flavors of cherry and spice, but missed the mark for me as it was weaker in body than I had hoped. Fissata is a red dessert wine with a slight frizzante (like a sparkling wine), that comes from Hammondsport in the heart of New York’s Finger Lakes region. It is made from Baco Noir…

    1 readers - By Toledo Wines and Vines

    The Week in Zinfandel (9/29/14)

    …The Week in Zinfandel (9/29/14) by Tom Lee on October 6, 2014 Welcome to the latest installment of The Week in Zinfandel. If I missed your post or story please send me a link and I will be sure to include it next week. Cheers! California Trekking writes Hilltop, Inn, and Zinfandel Trails – Opolo Vineyards. S. Irene Virbila of the LA Times reviews…

    4 readers - By Tom Lee/ Zinfandel Chronicles

    Pink Together + Better Together

    …I know that many of the people I know have all either lost someone or gone through tough times due to cancer of some sort with a loved one at a time in their lives. I have seen cancer hit many people I care about. I have known a few ladies who have fought the fight against breast cancer and recently after launching this promotion, I have learned…

    1 readers - By Jess Poshepny Vallery/ Moxie Lady

    Wine of the Week; 2011 Ridge Geyserville

    … Every Thursday I feature a wine I particularly enjoy, whether it’s something new and different, is a great value, or from a producer worth checking out. My Wine Of The Week is the 2011 Ridge Vineyards Geyserville. The Winery Ridge Vineyards is a California winery with two estates, Monte Bello in Cupertino, and Lytton Springs in Healdsburg…

    6 readers - By Martin Redmond/ ENOFYLZ Wine Blog

    The White Doe

    …White Doe Wine The enchantment begins by Linda Kissam Head Wine Chix There are two things I like a whole lot. A good mystery and an intriguing marketing plan. Wait! Make that three things I like a lot – a good new wine, also. I’d like you to meet The White Doe, a new white wine from American Pioneer Wine Growers. Its first release is a stylish…

    3 readers - By WineChixs.com

    Three from Mr. Ridge

    … Oak’s wonderful Café Muse for dinner with friends Rod and Hayden Leon and Shar Douglas. Afterwards, we came home and enjoyed this delightful wine, gifted to us by the equally delightful Christina Donley aka “The Donley.” (Click images to enlarge.) 2011 Ridge Sonoma Zinfandel Hearts Desire Selection Geyserville Vineyard ATP, 100% Zinfandel, 14.3…

    4 readers - By George Heritier/ Gang of Pour On Wine

    Francis Ford Coppola: wine, food, and much more

    … Francis Ford Coppola Winery where you will find wine, food, and happiness About Francis Ford Coppola: Wine, food, and much more in Geyserville There is something for everyone at the Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Geyserville, ten minutes north of Healdsburg on Highway 101. The is one of the more spectacular wineries on the Geyserville Wine Trail…

    1 readers - By Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways

    Geyserville Wine Country – secret wineries

    … in the area is the Francis Ford Coppola Winery. But aside from that, the others are wonderful hidden wineries with few visitors compared to the wineries closer to Healdsburg. The Geyserville area encompasses two distinct wine AVA’s or wine appellations. These are the Alexander Valley AVA and the Dry Creek Valley AVA. In the Alexander Valley we have…

    2 readers - By Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways
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