Temecula

    The HoseMaster's Guide to Drinking Wine at Home

    An authentic wine lover drinks at home. A lot. Alone, or otherwise. He doesn’t just drink wine socially, or with a meal. He drinks all the time, and not from fancy glassware. Or if it is fancy glassware, it’s not necessarily clean. Wine is a way of life, best done in the home, frequently, where it delivers the most pleasure—like transvestism.

    4 readers - By HoseMaster of Wine™

    Guest Post – 2011 Evohe Tempranillo

    Today I’m happy to introduce guest poster The Desert Wine Guy. He contacted me a few weeks ago to inquire about doing a blog post exchange. If you came here by way of The Desert Wine Guy blog then welcome! Take it away Marc. In today’s article you will all be let in on on a little secret as well as a little discovery I made, a hidden treasure in the form of a wine I discovered.

    4 readers - By WineDineDIY

      Europa Village’s Annual Grape Stomp Gala ~ Bon Vin, Tres Fun!

      Uncorked Wine Travels! - - 4 readers - There’s a little slice of Europe in the Temecula Wine Country ~ Europa Village is an Old World Euro-themed winery that offers wines handcrafted from French, Spanish and Italian grape varietals. Love the French wines of the Rhone Valley? Non probleme ~ the C’est la Vie Chateau Wines will soothe your soul. Feeling a little sassy? Si, Si ~ try the Bolero Cellars for a Spanish flare.

      All Aboard the Good Ship Poseidon

      Taste of Wine TV - Weekly Update - - 3 readers - by Frank Mangio Before I even thought about the relevance of wine and food, Poseidon on the beach in Del Mar was my hangout. My radio buddies and I got all fired up around the big pit by the bar and the conversation about sports, music, radio and bikinis ramped up in the golden 80’s.

      What’s this? Frank Mangio in a Ferrari?

      Taste of Wine TV - Weekly Update - - by Frank Mangio Ferrari, likely the finest and most expensive car in the world, met TASTE OF WINE recently at the Bridges Country Club in Rancho Santa Fe and one of my great wishes in life was granted. I experienced the new “California T,” zipping around the Tuscan-style hills like it was a Formula One racetrack. It was indeed a “peak experience. “ Next time I’ll remember my checkbook.

      Eight Great Wine Finds from the Summer Search 2014

      Taste of Wine TV - Weekly Update - - by Frank Mangio The Summer of 2014 for the search of great wines was unlike any I’d seen before. For me, it started out in Colorado where the word is loose that their mountain wines were getting a foothold in the marketplace, when in fact they are but a a few pioneers in covered wagons holding on to small niches that I still haven’t pinpointed.

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      Eight Great Wine Finds from the Summer Search 2014

      … success. The Cabernet harvest is shown above. The micro beer boom is here to stay and wines will have to find new ways to keep their markets growing. So with that in mind, it’s on to the TASTE OF WINE Great Eight Wines for Summer 2014: Chateau St. Michelle Eroica Riesling , Washington , 2012. $17. A collaboration with one of Germany ’s best…

      By Taste of Wine TV - Weekly Update

      What’s this? Frank Mangio in a Ferrari?

      … you can’t have your cake and eat it too, but with Cakebread, you can have it all. Visit at cakebread.com. Temecula’s CRUSH Brings Out the Syrahs and Sangioveses In my rounds of events and meet-and-greets, the wine conversation almost always touches on Temecula, its wineries and wines. Last weekend the Wine Growers Association got all of its members…

      By Taste of Wine TV - Weekly Update

      The HoseMaster's Guide to Drinking Wine at Home

      … it with a fifty dollar corkscrew. A well-stocked wine lover’s cellar only needs a cheap waiter’s corkscrew, a K-Mart decanter, and logo wine glasses from that cheesy Temecula winery where you’re a club member. And for God’s sake, don’t buy a stupid aerator to pour the wine through. You might as well wear a bowtie that lights up, you’ll look more…

      4 readers - By HoseMaster of Wine™

      Guest Post – 2011 Evohe Tempranillo

      … a little cocoa along with it for good measure. The cocoa doesn’t linger too long but it’s presence is definitely felt in the wine. I think it might even add to a sense of softening of the wine just before you swallow. If you are starting to feel as if you are in need of a glass of this wine as you read this article don’t feel bad you are not alone. I…

      4 readers - By WineDineDIY

      Some Wine Trivia

      … far most of the damage from the Sharpshooter is confined to the Temecula area of Southern CA. Premium wine grapes are very particular about where they grow. They prefer a warm, dry growing season, but with a cooling influence (like an ocean breeze). They want well-drained soil and a soil that's not too rich so as to promote too much vine growth--you…

      By Bob on Sonoma

      All Aboard the Good Ship Poseidon

      … Ferrari Carano Chardonnay from Sonoma. Stephane Turonbarrere is the General Manager and wine buyer for Poseidon. He has just upgraded the extensive list with more California favorites, and has launched a Half Price Wine selection every Tuesday and Wednesday with the purchase of a dinner entrée. He has also added some Temecula wines, the neighbor…

      3 readers - By Taste of Wine TV - Weekly Update

      Europa Village’s Annual Grape Stomp Gala ~ Bon Vin, Tres Fun!

      …There’s a little slice of Europe in the Temecula Wine Country ~ Europa Village is an Old World Euro-themed winery that offers wines handcrafted from French, Spanish and Italian grape varietals. Love the French wines of the Rhone Valley? Non probleme ~ the C’est la Vie Chateau Wines will soothe your soul. Feeling a little sassy? Si, Si ~ try…

      4 readers - By Uncorked Wine Travels!