Lake County

  • Three Lake County Wineries Featured on ABC 7 this Sunday

    … Cache Creek Vineyards -one of Lake County’s newest wineries Recently I received details from Terry Dereniuk, Executive Director of the Lake County Winery Association about a television show featuring three wineries and the historic Tallman Hotel. The broadcast will be shown on Sunday, November 16 on ABC 7. The wineries will be featured…

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  • Quick Sip: Brassfield Estate Winery 2012 Eruption

    … it on its own and with baby back ribs. Region: Lake County, California. (Other info: ABV 14.7%, native yeast fermentation, cork enclosure). 89 Points, Click here to find this wine. It has a suggested retail price of $21 and is available for as low as $16.99 on CorkExclusive with FREE SHIPPING on any size order. This review is sponsored by: Get…

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  • Visit the Kelseyville Pear Festival and Stay to Visit Lake County Wineries

    … A view of Clear Lake The Kelseyville Pear Festival takes place September 27, 2014. Kelseyville is in Lake County, California an area known for pears and wineries. The first Kelseyville Pear Festival took place in 1993. The first vineyards were planted in the 1800s. This year the Pear Festival includes: Third Annual Horse Faire Parade…

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  • A week in the life of Traveling Wine Chick

    … Pennsylvania Rainbow It’s been a month since I last posted. I’ve been working, traveling, attending chiropractic sessions, assisting a friend with her new business venture, oh, and surviving the Napa earthquake. I can’t believe it’s September already. Regarding the earthquake, I was very fortunate to have not sustained any damage, just some…

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  • A New Zin Tradition

    … Mendocino County Fair Wine Competition, the 2012 Artezin Wines Zinfandel, Mendocino, $17. Pouring it was winemaker Randle Johnson. Artezin is a Napa winery, part of The Hess Collection, and the grapes for this top medal winning Zinfandel come from all over inland Mendo, including from Laviletta Vineyard on Mill Creek Road in Talmage, Seebass Family…

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  • Coppola Diamond Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2013

    … sub-AVA’s of the Sonoma County AVA and the Lake County AVA (north of Napa). The 2013 vintage started to see the effects of the drought in California. Northern California, though fairly dry, had cooler weather throughout the growing season, so the grapes did well. Too much rain is not good for grapes, rain at harvest can be a disaster, the vines do…

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  • More Red Wines of Lake County

    … More Red Wines of Lake County Bell Hill, Lake County, Merlot 2005 When first tasted in July 2009, I wrote: the nose features sweet notes of vanilla and cherries while the mouth repeats with ripe tannins, just to let you know they are there – very nice. Tasted again in May 2012, the tannins have resolved a bit further and the fruit still…

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  • Rosa D'Oro Vineyards

    … the taster to expect a sweet, floral and fruity wine--and the dryness on the palate is a refreshing surprise. Our archetype for this style is Alsatian Muscats, which are usually made from a different though related grape, Muscat Ottonel. Mendocino County's Navarro Vineyards produces a dry Muscat that is a dead ringer for the Alsatian style. The Rosa…

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