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  • Highway 12 Sonoma Red Blend 2012

    … Highway 12 Sonoma Red Blend – 66% Merlot Highway 12 Sonoma Red Blend 2012 Costco $12.99 My neighbor a couple of doors away is a red wine drinker and he invited me over to taste a glass of red that he termed “one of the best wine bargains I have found in years.” Craig liked the wine so much that he went back to Costco and purchased not one…

    Wine Values and Bargainsin Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah Merlot Malbec- 4 readers -
  • Zinfandel of the Month – 2012 Seghesio Zinfandel Sonoma County

    … Zinfandel of the Month – 2012 Seghesio Zinfandel Sonoma County by Tom Lee on September 12, 2014 Zinfandel of the Month is a new feature on Zinfandel Chronicles. Keep in mind that although the Zinfandel of the Month might be an older bottle, the current vintage will be one you can find at retail or via the mailing list. The September…

    Tom Lee/ Zinfandel Chroniclesin Syrah- 6 readers -
  • #NapaQuake: A harvest of recovery

    … Over two weeks have passed since a significant earthquake hit Napa and the surrounding cities, at 3:20am Sunday morning 08/24/14. Named the South Napa earthquake by USGS, the 6.0 quake hit Napa particularly hard, despite what could be considered a quake of intermediate intensity. Due to the east-west nature of the quake movement, “river valley…

    Ward Kadel/ Vinopanionin Cabernet Sauvignon Chardonnay- 4 readers -
  • A Grape Harvest in Full Swing and How You Can Help

    … no place on the crushpad or in the cellar, you don’t pick them. You keep them on the vine and hope for fog. The grapes will get picked. However there’s gonna be some acidulation going on. pH numbers are, I’m told, pretty darned high in the grapes due to the quicker ripening season. Is that a bad thing? No. Ninety-nine percent of wine lovers and wine…

    Tom Wark/ Fermentation- 5 readers -
  • Pairing Fusion Food in the Vegan Kitchen with delicious wines

    … and Brown Rice Tabbouleh (page 63) (Soy free, nut free) Roma tomatoes, parsley, white onion, mint, cinnamon olive oil, lemon juice, this is a soft recipe and deserves an elegant wine. 2012 Gracianna Pinot Noir, Bacigalupi Vineyard, Russian River Valley, Sonoma Coast A cool climate Pinot, grown by the historic Bacigalupi family and crafted by Trini…

    Jo Diaz/ Wine Blogin Pinot Noir Chardonnay- 5 readers -
  • Win a trip to Sonoma from Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar

    … Win a trip to Sonoma from Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar by Lisa Mattson on September 9, 2014 We’ve teamed up with our friends at Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar in Las Vegas for #EscapetoSonoma, a sweepstakes with a chance to win a weekend getaway for two to Jordan Vineyard & Winery. The Escape to Sonoma sweepstakes package features…

    Lisa Mattson/ The Jordan Journey- 4 readers -
  • Getting Inside The Head Of Siduri’s Adam Lee

    … approves our labels while another rejects them. The difference may be as simple as “Sonoma Coast” versus “Sonoma County” but one inspector says she’s naked and that has to be rejected while another approves them. As far as being in the same class as sex toys? Well, a bottle of Siduri is 11.6 inches long, 3.4 inches wide, provides a great deal of pleasure…

    1 Wine Dudein Pinot Noir- 6 readers -
  • Welcome, Summer

    To celebrate the Labor Day weekend and the true start of summer weather in San Francisco, I toasted at Ridge Monte Bello in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Ridge prides itself on vineyard specific wines made in pre-industrial methods, including no irrigation. With careful vineyard selection and steep hillside plantings, the vines have to work for their nutrients and water, resulting ...

    Wine Maven in Training- 5 readers -
  • Harvest time in Wine Country

    … time. Trione Pinot Noir grapes being sorted {Photo courtesy of Sherrie Housman} This entry was posted in My Dash, Sonoma County, Wine Blog and tagged harvest, Sonoma, Sonoma county, Trione, Wine, wine country by Jess Poshepny Vallery. Bookmark the permalink.…

    Jess Poshepny Vallery/ Moxie Lady- 6 readers -
  • I love that I LOVE what I do!

    … talent and that day job will make you smile because it’ll be a part of you. This entry was posted in Adventures in L-O-V-E, Moxie's Best Of, My Dash, Wine Blog and tagged Food Blog, Sonoma, Win, Wine by Jess Poshepny Vallery. Bookmark the permalink.…

    Jess Poshepny Vallery/ Moxie Lady- 4 readers -
  • Pinot Meunier, Poe Wines, and Van Der Kamp Vineyard

    … Poe Wines Pinot Meunier from Van Der Kamp Vineyard Yesterday, Samantha Sheehan, and Shawn Johnson of Poe Wines, and I traveled to the Van Der Kamp Vineyard near the top of Sonoma Mountain in order to pick up Pinot Meunier. Along with just picked Pinot Noir, the fruit has been pressed for rosé. Following is a look at the beautiful, while obscure…

    Hawk Wakawaka/ Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews- 5 readers -
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