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We spent my birthday weekend in the Hamptons at the home of our friends, Ernie and Louise De Salvo. Louise is an excellent cook and Ernie and I have the same taste in wine.  688 more words

Italian Red Wine

Review: Forgeron Cellars 2007 Barbera

On my rogue wine trip to Walla Walla, I had the pleasure of stopping by Fergeron Cellars during the wine bloggers conference (the very same conference I crashed many years ago!) Founded in a former blacksmith shop, Forgeron Cellars with founding Winemaker… 332 more words

Washington Wine

Luisi Barbera D'Asti, 2012

Strong wine and flavor but not dense. Tart blackberry, olive, some brine, olive oil. Great blending. Link to Snooth. Effective 7/10.


Marina Coppi St Andrea Barbera 2011

Marina Coppi St Andrea Barbera 2011 (Colli Tortonesi DOC)

Colli Tortonesi is a DOC of Piedmont, in north-western Italy, which covers red and white wines made in the hills around Tortona. 167 more words

Piedmont IT

Wine Wednesday: Bella Bella

On the night that Dean proposed, we opened a bottle of wine to celebrate.  Let me explain that we divide our wine into wines to drink now (usually from Trader Joe’s), wines to save for a while or a few years, and wines we have made.   180 more words

Alcoholic Drinks

Oak Farm Vineyards Tour

Last Saturday I was invited to visit Oak Farm Vineyards in Lodi, CA for a sneak peek of their new processing facility and tasting room. It took a lot of arm twisting for me to be talked into a vineyard tour and wine tasting on a beautiful sunny day, but I am committed to bringing you the best blog content so off I went. 663 more words

Bites & Sips

Thirsty Thursday: Marchesi di Barolo, Maraia, Barbera del Monferrato, Italy 2012

I’m finding it hard reaching for red this Thirsty Thursday. It is still August.  Summer has yet to leave us. I do not want to hear the word Fall.  292 more words