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Here You Go: Another Holiday Season! Enjoy These Wine Selections from Sommelier Christopher Dooley!

Holiday preparation can be so busy, so many questions arise: what to serve, which wine goes with which course?  Wine and Meaning’s Guest Author Christopher Dooley offers wine suggestions to make your Holidays joyous. 580 more words

Psychology And Wine

They have done it again @Born by Tapavino

We first visited their flagship bar/restaurant – Tapavino which quickly became one of our favourite restaurants. Not long after, they opened another standout – Balcon, which we also greatly loved. 544 more words

Are You Still Down on "Merlot"? STOP!!!

Still Down On Merlot From The Film Sideways??

After this film and still in effect today, Merlot Sales Plummeted and Pinot Noir Sales went up. In the end of the film however, the main character Miles who was hating on Merlot was in a greasy spoon drinking his prized possession bottle of wine :1961 Chateau Cheval Blanc from the Right Bank Of Bordaux, France and this wine is worth about $15,000 and is 80% 931 more words

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"The CHOSEN People"..Holiday Wine Gift Buying...Part 2

Correction in this video:

  • I Said Nicolis AMBROSAN Amarone which we sell for $63.99
  • The Amarone Featured in The Video was 2010 Nicolis Amarone on Sale for $49.99 from regular pricing of $53.99  Both Great Amarones from Nicolis 
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Amie plaignant

She whines so much, we refer to her as Beaujolais.


Annual Champagne Tasting 2017

Hello Everyone!

This local wine & spirits store hosts this annual Champagne tasting. There are around 50 Champagnes to try ranging from $40 to $500 and here is my overall review of the tasting. 510 more words


Ram's Gate: Carneros, Sonoma

Winter wine tasting is my absolute favorite time of year to be out in wine country. The air is crisp, the sun is most likely to be shining and the colors of the landscape are rich and vibrant. 302 more words

Wine Country