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Petit Sirah, Hoorah!

My good friend and wino mentor, Amanda, visited me recently and brought new a bottle of wine to try. She knows that I’m open to exploring, but that I am hesitant to taking the plunge into new varietals, so she brought me something different to try. 148 more words

Review

See, Sniff, Swirl, Sip, Spit. Repeat.

When you live in Napa Valley it is common for other locals to ask “have you been to .”  Sometimes we answer in the affirmative but often we have to admit we are unfamiliar with the winery in question.   1,377 more words

A Glass of Red Wine a Day… Cupcake Vineyard

The Captain wants to try red wine. The Blogger has been drinking red wine for a while. Trying to find something they both like… well we took a shot at it and settled on this Petit Sirah Red wine from Cupcake Vineyard. 255 more words

Adulting

Murphy Goode Zinfandel

MURPHY-GOODE
Zinfandel

Liar’s Dice

2011

Sonoma County

The best thing about wine is it doesn’t lie. The sun, the soil, the crush, the barrel – it’s all right there in the glass, naked and honest.

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Que Sirah Sirah

Most wine regions are known for something specific.  Burgundy is best-known for Chablis (Chardonnay) and Pinot Noir, Bordeaux for Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.  The Rioja wine region in Spain is best-known for Tempranillo.   969 more words