I’ve been thinking about what to serve up for Sunday lunch this week and thought about something a bit unusual. The first time I tried ostrich was at a BBQ about 20 years ago with other publishing colleagues and the BBQ ers were from South...―
2010 Buena Vista Winery Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County, CA, $16 (S) – Rating 89 Very easy drinking and immediately approachable. Excellent restaurant choice…good price…no decanting required. A rich nose of black ...―
2012 Solaro Estate Reserve Tempranillo , Texas High Plains, Texas, $38 (S) – Rating 90 An excellent example of Texas Tempranillo. Medium-bodied with mouth-watering acidity. I’m talkin’ BBQ food pairing. An impressive nose of dark...―
2008 Ceja Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, CA, $50 (S) – Rating 91 Very approachable with just a short decant. The nose entices with notes of dark cherry, plum, blueberry and dark spice with hints of leather. A full mouth-feel with...―
2010 V. Sattui Winery Reserve Pinot Noir, Los Carneros, Napa Valley, Ca, $49 (S) – Rating 91 From 4 unique blocks in the Henry Ranch Vineyard on the Napa side of Carneros. Only 158 cases made. A robust nose of black cherry, spice and leather...―
Every day it seems we’re faced with some sort of news headline that tells us such a food is good for us, or that we should avoid eating or drinking something because it might make us ill, then the next day a contradictory story might appear...―
2010 Wine Guerrilla Monte Rosso Vineyard Zinfandel, Block E44, Sonoma Valley, CA, $40 (S) – Rating 90 A monster fruity Zinfandel with just the right touch of acidity for food pairing. It paired beautifully with a charcoal grilled flat-iron...―
From the Columbia Valley in Washington State, 14 Hands Hot To Trot Red Blend 2010 is a blend of Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. There is also a little Mourvedre along with other select red varieties, according to the winemaker. The wine ...―
Taking time out of a hectic schedule to spend some quality time with the hubby is great. Witnessing him live his dream to attend the Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National is priceless. I don’t golf, and as much as I enjoy spending...―
2009 Buena Vista Winery Pinot Noir, Carneros, CA, $25 (S) – Rating 89 An excellent value Pinot Noir with a rich, round and soft texture. A bouquet of red plum and raspberry with notes of herb and espresso. Soft tannins with flavors of red ...―
2011 Masút Vineyard and Winery Block 13 Pinot Noir, Mendocino County, CA, $55 (S) – Rating 91 Part of the winery’s select Block Series, Block 13 sits alone on the northwest side of the property. This attention worthy Pinot ...―
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