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Veering Left -- A California Sortie

In conjunction with a family wedding, we had the opportunity to visit California last week, flying into Los Angeles and driving up through the Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Rita Hills, Paso Robles, and a few other regions. 589 more words


Pontificis Red Blend 2012

Please forgive me, but my language geek is coming to the fore.  I see a word, and I want to know what it means.  I come by it honestly, though.  366 more words


Two Top Seattle Restaurants Add Locus Wines

Tilikum Place Cafe and Monsoon restaurants are now pouring Locus wines by the glass. Tilikum Place Cafe is pouring the 2013 Semillon and Monsoon is offering the 2013 Rosé. 74 more words

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What We Have Been Drinking—8/25/2014

Over the course of a week, I taste a bunch of wine, usually with friends, and almost always with my wife. This past week, I have been up in Dry Creek Valley tasting a few wines, attending a couple of events. 922 more words


2011 Hecht & Bannier Saint Chinian

Intense aromas of spice and pepper dominate the bouquet as the palate opens up to pronounced black currant flavours and sharp tannins. Finishes long. Quite enjoyable. 27 more words




Central Coast – PASO ROBLES

Red Wine

54% Syrah; 22% Grenache; 13% Mourvedre; 11% Zinfandel

you know who you are

intensely rich

velvety smooth…

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Chateau Pradeaux, Bandol AOP, Provence, France 2007, 14.5% abv, US$45.95

Mention Provence and most people conjure up images of the sparkling azure waters of the Mediterranean, olive trees and pink wines.  In this case, the pictures are accurate – except for the wine.   294 more words