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Considered as one of the unparalleled Château and vineyards I ever visited.

Twenty years of know-how ensures that wines bearing Gérard Bertrand’s signature have a unique style whose creation is driven each day by four fundamental values: … 743 more words


Chief Sommelier and co-founder Daisuke describes the ambience as calm and soothing, La Terre as a culmination of his knowledge and experience which made it very much to the top! 

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Modello delle Venezie Rosso 2015

I think in a previous life I was Italian. To me, no meal is complete without a glass of wine. This one fell short for me a bit, however. 120 more words


I Love New Experiences!

It was Sunday, November 13, 2016 and the Cork Dorks were at it again with a dinner party planned at Rachel’s place in Lakewood.  Although the entirety of the menu was not revealed until we arrived, we did know there was going to be homemade blood sausage and a handful of other dishes that we have never tasted before.   1,393 more words

Dinner with the American Wine Society

I had the pleasure of attending a dinner put on by the American Wine Society in collaboration with North Berkeley Imports about a week ago at FIRE restaurant.   716 more words

8 Wine Pros Recommend Wines For Your Thanksgiving Feast

Thanksgiving is almost here, and that means it’s time for family, food, and most very importantly, wine! There are plenty of lists telling you which wines to purchase this Thanksgiving, so we decided to poll some of the best & brightest experts to find out what ends up on their turkey day tables. 2,293 more words


The Yogi Sommelier Manifesto: Toward A Shared Appreciation

The last fifteen years have witnessed remarkable growth in the popularity of yoga and wine in the U.S. and throughout the world. As yoga traditions have been sweeping the West, wine appreciation has simultaneously been sweeping the East. 3,817 more words