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El Guapo – 2011; Alamosa Wine Cellars, Bend, Texas

Yes, the last vintage of the famous El Guapo from Alamosa is coming to an end.  This lovely Rioja style red wine is a blend of Tempranillo (86%), Graciano (10%), and Garnacha (4%).  183 more words


Buffalo Roam - 2011; Brennan Vineyards; Comanche, Texas

This take on Rhone style wine is quite stunning! It is a very smooth drinking Syrah blend. You’ll sense floral aromas at the onset followed by sweet fruit notes prior to the first sip. 123 more words


Cabernet Sauvignon - 2004; Texas Hills Vineyard; Johnson City, Texas

What a nice jewel to have discovered! Texas Hills Vineyard has been producing consistent Cabernet Sauvignons for quite some time.   This eleven year old bottle is a testament that Texas cabs can age long term and still hold their quality. 217 more words


Syrah - 2010; Alamosa Wine Cellars; Bend, Texas

Well, let’s just get right down to it. By the time this gets posted, Alamosa will likely be closed. Yes, it takes us some time to write, proof (as best we can), process the picture, and queue to posting. 262 more words


How to Make Cabernet Sauvignon Burgers

Except to warm you up on cold winter nights, Cabernet Sauvignon can make a great sauce ingredient that you can spread on a rustic Italian Ciabatta. 407 more words


Memories of Visiting Wineries

We visited many wineries on Long Island when I lived there with my first husband, Dan, and also in Upstate New York. Can’t remember the names, but they were always a wonderful experience! 428 more words


Lovely evening and the sake gets a grade

Lovely Sunday evening with G. We sat on her deck and played Uno and Farkle.

We talked and blew off steam that we’d accumulated over the week. 66 more words