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An Afternoon with Scott Young

Scott Young is the winegrower and the winemaker for Young Inglewood Wines in Saint Helena, Napa Valley, California.  I had the good fortune to meet and taste his wines at Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  530 more words


Weekend trip - west Sonoma County

Two weekends ago for the Cesar Chavez holiday, we took road trip over to the coast, north of SF.  We hadn’t been to the Bodega Bay before and thought it’d be fun.   1,027 more words


WPC: Favorite Place

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of March 21, 2018.

This week, share an image of your happy place, a secret spot you love, or a faraway location you return to again and again.


Deciphering Wine: The Label

There’s a lot that can be learned about a wine from a label. Unfortunately, there have been a few times where I had no idea what I was looking at. 707 more words


Sunset to Sunrise

The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Sunset to Sunrise.

This is a challenge is basically self-explanatory.  Night photographers have fun with this challenge.  

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Cosentino Winery Reserve Selection Pinot Noir 2011, Sonoma Coast, USA

I wrote about this wine back in 2012 (Cosentino Reserve Sonoma), with a note to re-taste in 5 years.  The wine is transparent, light purple, seductive.   121 more words


A Blow-out Tasting

I received a rather cryptic email telling me that there would be a blow-out tasting at D. Vine Fine Wines in Livonia, and I was free, so my curiosity got the best of me. 573 more words