Tag Archives: California Wine

Pinot-tastic Vino

ShareRodney Strong Estate Pinot Noir 2009, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, USA, $21.95 on sale! (954834) A perfect burger and summer salad wine.  Serve well chilled.  Like listening to some Warrant while watching the Euro Cup (who doesn’t do that!). … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Hangover Wines

ShareThese are 2 wines that you really should buy. Finca Nueva Reserva 2004, Doca Rioja, Spain. $19.95 (268425) This is a Giant of a wine that is Super good.  Like Madonna’s half time show.  Its old, carefully crafted,  has a lot of … Continue reading

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Peach and Pinot

SharePeachy Canyon Westside Zinfandel 2007, Paso Robles California $21.95 (930644) Millions of Peaches, peaches for me.  Paso Robles wine growing takes place halfway between LA and San Fran.  Zins are not for the faint of heart, they are high sugar … Continue reading

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Wines with Good Stories

ShareAs I sit in my backyard enjoying a glass of Pinot I’m struggling to find humor in this weeks wine descriptions.  Partially because I added part of my finger tip to Friday nights mushroom sauce (sharp Global knifes) and partially … Continue reading

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Easter Wine Picks

ShareIf your extended family is anything like mine, serving wine out of a box will be sufficient for the feast.  However, I find that “Chateau Cardboard” is not good enough to replace the inability us adults have to hunt and … Continue reading

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