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Do You Like Petite Sirah?

Dark ruby, staining, with no edges.  Tight and closed in, requiring gobs of air to blossom into a flowery nectar of dense fruit and base forest-floor nuances.   280 more words


Mayacamas, Cabernet Sauvignon, 1979

Mayacama, Cabernet Sauvignon, 1979, Red wine from USA

7,5 points

The first thing my friend Grant said was that he doesn’t really like Cabernet Sauvignon and, in particular, the ones from California. 458 more words


Napa Valley: Silverado Trail-Napa to Calistoga

Saturday, March 11, 2017

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This scenic ride takes you through the gorgeous estate wineries and vineyards along the picturesque Napa Valley on Silverado Trail from Napa out to Calistoga. 434 more words

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PS: Howell Mountain

Dark ruby, nearly impenetrable, and with some sediment, which is interesting for a 2014.  Black cherry, thick and dense with expensive perfume and savory stew.  There is a richness to the nose you rarely see in Petite Sirah and it looks and smells like you could stand a fork up in it. 117 more words


Oh Morning Glory at Monticello Dam

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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This ride rolls through the beautiful Vaca Valley before heading west along Putah Creek on CA-128 to Monticello Dam and Cardiac Hill towards Moskowite Corner. 1,095 more words

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American Canyon Road flooded between Flosden Road and Highway 29 in Napa County

NAPA COUNTY (KRON) — American Canyon Road in Napa County is flooded between Flosden Road and state Highway 29, according to the sheriff’s department.

Deputies are asking residents and drivers to avoid the area. 43 more words


How to Do Wine Country with Kids

My husband and I make the short drive from San Francisco to Sonoma County frequently to go wine tasting with our kids. Here are our tips to make it fun for all. 49 more words

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