In the 1980s when Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay dominated the field of California wine, a rebel band of vintners formed an informal group to promote the use of grape varieties from the Rhône Valley, France, and dubbed themselves the Rhône Rangers. The fruits of their marketing labor have resulted in Syrah and other Rhône varietalsContinue reading “Cline Family Cellars Ancient Vines Mourvèdre 2015”
Bogle Vineyards is a family-owned business that produces a selection of value brand wines, including popular varietals and two red blends.
Pleasant dreams of chicken wings… Have you ever dreamt about something and woken up with an acute craving for it?
The information on the label tells us that Apothic Inferno is a limited, small batch release red blend made from California-sourced grapes and aged for 60 days in whiskey barrels.
The nice pair that I’m referring to is my shrimp with baby bok choy over rice and Coppola’s Sauvignon Blanc.
Are you paying more money for a great wine, or its snob appeal? Sometimes it’s difficult to separate the wheat from the chaff.
Since wine is made from grapes, have you ever wondered why it doesn’t taste more like grape juice?