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Four Reds We Cant. Stop. Drinking.

It’s Winter, or at least, in California, we pretend like it is. We all know we need more than a couple really hard rainstorms (every day, until the end of next month) to keep the snow pack, which feeds our streams, which feed our crops and vines, not to mention us! 612 more words


Wine Review: Kloof Street Swartland Rouge Vintage 2012

An interesting little number from Mullineux Family Wines, a small wine producer in the Swartland region of South Africa. They are based in the village of Riebeek Kasteel and their range of products include both red and white wines. 359 more words

Wine Reviews

d'Arenberg...Changing its spots not its Stripe

A new look for the d’Arenberg labels. I can see why they’re taking their time with sheer amount they have, coming up with the creative would be a full time job, not unlike painting the Sydney harbour bridge: get to one end, and then back you go. 362 more words

Tasting Notes


Last night, Dorianne and I joined Richard Clark and Mary Stec at Niroj Restaurant in Agoura Hills, CA. Since it was the eve of the… 305 more words

Cabernet Sauvignon

Provence: It's Not Just for Rosé

Well . . . it’s mostly for Rosé.  After all, 80% (give or take a percent) of all the wine made in Provence is Rosé. 943 more words


Aussie Wine Adventures- McLaren Vale (Part 2)

Here’s Part 2 of my adventures in McLaren Vale, South Australia. We had such a fun day packed with wine tastings, barrel samplings, great food, amazing vistas of the countryside….  641 more words

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Wine Review: 2011 Sanglier Rouge Du Tusque

Hope everyone had a good Valentine’s Day. I, personally, have never been a fan of that day and this year being on a Saturday, I am sure dinner reservations were fun. 265 more words