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A Garden Party

Chef Thomas Keller held a twentieth anniversary party for The French Laundry in the gardens across the street. Oh, to have been on the guest list… 16 more words


2012 Beringer Napa Valley Chardonnay

Beringer’s Napa Valley Chardonnay is a vibrant expression of this beautiful varietal and the depth and complexity of flavor it can exhibit. Winemaker Laurie Hook chooses complementary lots from AVAs in the cool southern end of the valley to craft a wine that is the quintessential expression of Napa Valley terroir.  130 more words


Warm summer days mean...

Harvest is under way…the first loads of sparkling wine grapes were picked early this morning. Vintage 2014 has begun!


Sparrow Hawk Reserve Chardonnay 2012

Costco, $13.89

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Aaron: This was pretty good; a strong white peach nose grew through the nostrils on oaky branches.  A slight citrus and spiced honey flavor keeps the drinker guessing while olive notes coat tree bark and white fruits.   85 more words


Semillon Chicken

•  4 chicken breasts (boneless, with or without skin)
•  1 lemon
•  2 cloves garlic
•  Black pepper
•  2+ cups Steele Canyon Cellars Semillon… 214 more words