Temecula

    Savoring the Flavors of a Wine County Autumn

    … in Fallbrook complemented the tapas by balancing the intense flavor of the Pinot Noir with the richness of the pork. The fourth tapas consisted of a fall favorite of butternut squash ravioli covered in prosciutto, garlic, olives, and sage. The richness of the squash and the gaminess of the prosciutto were balanced by the crispness of Middleridge…

    3 readers - By Linda Kissam/ WineChixs.com

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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™

    It’s All About the Flavor at Sublime Tavern in San Marcos

    … a bottle of wine, share some food and have a good time. No problem finding the place. It’s upstairs, on Via De Valle near El Camino Real, across from the polo field, with lots of free parking. For hours and menus, visit sublimetavern.com. MAKE YOUR OWN WINE PARTY TASTING KIT - CLICK HERE! Wine Bytes Thornton Winery in Temecula continues its…

    6 readers - By Taste of Wine TV - Weekly Update

    Europa Village’s Oktoberfest ~ Barrels Of Fun!

    … Dance” to the Hofbrau Boys’ Germanic polka rhythms. One thing is certain… a good time was had by all ~ Beifall!!! www.europavillage.com This entry was posted in San Diego Country ~ Southern California, San Diego County ~ So Cal, South Coast AVA, Temecula ~ Southern California by Deborah Mines. Bookmark the permalink.…

    3 readers - By Deborah Mines/ Uncorked Wine Travels!

    Daily Wine News: Wine & Sex

    ….” Ron Washam offers a “guide to drinking wine at home.” Lily-Elaine Hawk Wakawaka tastes through 53 Cabernet library wines from the Santa Cruz Mountains. “Soaring consumer demand for certain grands cru Burgundy wines has left merchants with allocation headaches in recent years, but Becky Wasserman remembers when the region was not such hot property…

    7 readers - By David White/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

    Eight Great Wine Finds from the Summer Search 2014

    … Museum in Los Angeles happens in downtown LA Sat. Oct. 11 from 5 to 10pm, and features 50 of downtown’s best restaurants, 100+ world class wines and entertainment. Adult admission starts at $55. More information at 213-485-8432. Big, Bold, Rich Reds headline the seminar and tasting at Sbicca Restaurant in Del Mar, Sat. Oct. 11 from 2 to 4pm. Cost…

    1 readers - By Taste of Wine TV - Weekly Update

    What’s this? Frank Mangio in a Ferrari?

    …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…

    2 readers - By Taste of Wine TV - Weekly Update

    The HoseMaster's Guide to Drinking Wine at Home

    … about wine drinking wines less than twenty bucks is like expecting to be Best Dressed when you shop at the Salvation Army. You’ll only look like a wino. People who drink wine on a regular basis are the best people. Everyone knows that. Like baseball fans are the best people, and people who can yodel. It just is. Science has shown this to be true…

    4 readers - By Ron Washam/ HoseMaster of Wine™

    Guest Post – 2011 Evohe Tempranillo

    … closely on the heels of a moderate amount of black current. If that isn’t a great combination there is more to follow. How about a touch of pepper with some cranberry thrown is for good measure? If this isn’t sounding like a complex wine that should be costing more that $10 you are right. Tasting this wine is like tasting a nice, dark, red…

    4 readers - By Michelle Leonardson/ WineDineDIY

    Some Wine Trivia

    … the Roman Empire. The Greeks and Romans both worshiped wine gods (Dionysus and Bacchus). Wine showed up in the New World with the first Spanish Conquistadors in Mexico as the Catholic Church required wine. These original Mission grapes are still found in a few areas. In the last half of the 19th century an aphid from North America, Phylloxera…

    By Bob Hunnicutt/ Bob on Sonoma

    All Aboard the Good Ship Poseidon

    … on and on about the ambiance of Poseidon, but we all know this restaurant could not live on the view. It’s the food and wine that make it happen. I like an Executive Chef who wants his photo taken with a great glass of wine. He understands its relationship to his food creations. Chef Jamal of Poseidon is my man of the hour. Raised with Moroccan…

    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 Deborah Mines/ Uncorked Wine Travels!
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