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    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…

    5 readers - By Wine Maven in Training

    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.…

    6 readers - By Jess Poshepny Vallery/ Moxie Lady

    I love that I LOVE what I do!

    … with unique and fun personalities: nothing compares. My job is amazing. I help create awesome experiences, delicious culinary masterpieces paired with some of the finest wines in Sonoma County. What is it all worth? Working like a dog…. When you do something you love, it’s worth it. So I say to my friend: find what you are good at. Find that inner…

    4 readers - By Jess Poshepny Vallery/ Moxie Lady

    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…

    4 readers - By Hawk Wakawaka/ Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    The Wine Road, Northern Sonoma County

    …SPONSORED POST September is California Wine Month and the Wine Road, Northern Sonoma County asked me to share some the resources they have available to visitors to Northern Sonoma County. The Wine Road is an association of wineries and lodgings in the Alexander, Dry Creek, and Russian River Valleys of Northern Sonoma County. There are over 200…

    4 readers - By Nannette Eaton/ Wine Harlots

    Fatherhood – The First Grapes Arrive

    … mouth-feel. Conch keeping a watchful eye Once at the winery (Healdsburg Custom Crush) we met up with winery partner Brian Kobler who also serves as our consulting winemaker. By then Conch, who had the day off from his position at Kosta Browne Winery, joined Donna and me for our first crush. Conch made the decision to de-stem the grapes before…

    3 readers - By Roger Beery/ Bacchus and Beery

    Wine Reviews: California Cabernet

    …. Review: 2009 Anakota Cabernet Sauvignon Helena Montana Vineyard - California, Sonoma County, Knights Valley SRP: $75 A deep bold purple color. Smells of plum cake, currants, all lush and deep with cedar, graphite, sweet vanilla, mocha, so complex and evolving. Rich but structured on the palate, with sweet and chewy tannins, medium acid, a velvety feel…

    7 readers - By Isaac Baker/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

    Friday Favorites – anniversaries, box wine, and upcoming adventures

    … A roundup of my favorite things from the week in the categories of wine, food, travel, and lifestyle. WINE & FOOD Anniversary Food & Wines This week marked hubby and my 9th wedding anniversary. Though it fell on a weekday it didn’t stop us from going big for dinner. Hubs grilled up some amazing NY strip steaks doused with smoked butter…

    6 readers - By Vindulge

    Bucket List: Sonoma Wine Country Weekend (Video)

    …The Whisky Richards delighted the Taste of Sonoma crowd at MacMurray Ranch. It’s almost here. This weekend sees one of the year’s biggest wine events take place in Northern California. Sonoma Wine Country Weekend (Aug 29-31) has quickly become a bucket list checkbox- well, at least once in a lifetime for any food and wine lover. What can you…

    5 readers - By Loni Stark/ Stark Insider

    Dog Days of Summer…

    … blog: | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram Copyrighted 2012-2014. All rights reserved. | Photo courtesy the author. Filed under: Wine, Wine Tasting Tagged: decanter magazine, napa, sonoma, wine, wine writing…

    2 readers - By binNotes | a wine blog

    Awaiting Our First Harvest – When Will Her Water Break?

    …It has been a very long time since I was an expectant father…23 years to be exact. But I feel like one again as I wait for our first grapes to hit the level of ripeness we are waiting patiently to see. The weather in Sonoma this week has been almost fall-like with even a bit of rain this morning. Cool days and cooler nights may be good for slow…

    2 readers - By Roger Beery/ Bacchus and Beery

    How Did California Food & Wine Become the Best? Find Out (VIDEO)

    …Evolution of California Cuisine: State Bird Provisions & Bar Tartine Picking up a bottle of California Pinot Noir or Chardonnay and sitting down for a fabulous dinner at one of San Francisco’s best restaurants like State Bird Provisions or Bar Tartine sounds like a match made in food and wine heaven. Well, that was how many wine enthusiasts…

    By Monique Soltani/ Wine Oh TV

    Calimyrna Fig with Lavender and Gorgonzola Mousse

    …St. Francis Winery & Vineyards in Sonoma, California The unusual appetizer recipe below calls for Calimyrna figs that grow in southern California. This recipe is particularly interesting as it uses two wine varieties – a Chardonnay and a Syrah. The wine pairing is a Cabernet Sauvignon. I suggest reading the recipe all the way through before…

    4 readers - By Wine Trail Traveler

    Throw Back Thursday for me: Women for WineSense

    … in Wine" event On the evening of September 11, 2014, a panel of wine industry trailblazers, including Amelia Morán Ceja, the first Mexican-American woman ever to be elected president of a winery; Herta Peju, co-founder of Peju Province Winery; and Delia Viader, owner and winemaker of Viader, will speak at "Women in Wine" to be held by the Napa|Sonoma…

    5 readers - By Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog
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