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MANIFESTO Cabernet Sauvignon



Cabernet Sauvignon


The 2013 vintage was another wonderful year in the vineyards up and down California. An early and warm start to spring, plenty of sun throughout the summer, and a mid-August spike of heat provided the rare combination of high yields with high quality.

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Dinner Party Pals

Sometimes you just need a great dinner with friends to get the week going.  And when that means a good steak, of course you need to pair with it something stellar. 539 more words


THE Dark

THE Dark

2013 Red Wine


60% Petite Sirah 40% Petit Verdot

THE Dark can hold its own against short ribs and lamb but is equally delicious to linger over after dinner, maybe with a chunk of smoky blue.

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Bottles of Wine from Lodi - M2 Wines

Lodi Zin, Gold Country Grape and Blends

Bottles of Wine From M2 Wines

Sitting down to a bottle of M2 wine and BBQ pork ribs, we sipped, wondering what that taste was, black licorice? 728 more words

The Pleasures Of Tasting Wine

Introvert Retreat

Spike and I got back from our third (my fifth) annual trip to wine barrel tasting in Northern California this afternoon. As an introvert this trip is, by far, the most… 484 more words


Pear Valley - The Spicy Side of Paso Robles

The Drier Side of Paso Robles’ Bottles of Wine

The winemaker at Pear Valley Winery must be a big fan of peppery wine, and his bottles of wine showcase the peppery dry side of… 654 more words

The Pleasures Of Tasting Wine

Sirah vs Syrah vs Shiraz vs Sera

Syrah, Petite Sirah, Shiraz . . . they’re all the same, right? Not quite. While all of these grapes produce big, bold, spicy red wines, one of these things (varietals) is not like the others. 220 more words

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