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- Win Free Tix to Party in the Hangar
- Friday Wine Funny: Physics of Swirling Wine
- Tasting Notes: Graff Family Vineyards 2009 Mourvèdre
- Fun Wine Glass
- Pessagno’s Harvest Crush 2012
- What’s Your Price Point?
- Tasting Notes: District 7 2009 Pinot Noir
- Fini! Celebration!
- Perfect Halloween Wine
- Friday Wine Funny
Tag Archives: Wine Tasting
Tasting Notes: District 7 2009 Pinot Noir, Monterey, CA. Opened October 2012. I’ve had the opportunity to drink this wine twice in the past month or so. District 7 is a new label for me, so I’m not terribly familiar with … Continue reading
Spent a nice afternoon hopping Carmel Valley Village tasting rooms. Stopped by Heller first where the fire was going, the space heater was on, and the tastings generous. Heller offers some incredible organic wines, with their reserves being absolutely fantastic. They … Continue reading
Grand Opening @ McIntyre Tasting Room. I got a special invite to this, which I’m extending to all of you. Thurs, Nov. 17, 4:00-7:00pm @ the Hyatt. Bring a friend! Did I mention they have great wine?
You’ll want to grab a copy of this week’s issue of the Monterey County Weekly. It has the 2011-2012 Best of Monterey Bay Wine & Dine. Yes, you can get it online, but it’s nice to have a glovebox copy. … Continue reading
So I’m sitting here flipping through some of my tasting notes (scribbles, jots, stars, emoticons – the technical details are unimportant). When I was at the Annual Winemaker’s Celebration back in August, I made a note-to-self next to the Pessagno … Continue reading
Here’s a nice, simple, 9-step program for wine tasting – to learn the basics of wine tasting, not to wean you off – oh heavens no, that’s not what I meant. It goes in to taste, texture, smell, etc. etc. etc. Your … Continue reading
Well, we can all officially say that “We were there!” for summer, 2011 in Monterey. The heat wave for the past 2 days has proven that I’m a wimp when it comes to anything above 72° F. In honor of … Continue reading
In one of my posts the other day, I admitted to buying wine based on the coolness factor of the label. I bet you do this too. You stand in the wine section looking up and down the aisle, when all … Continue reading
Winedown Wednesdays are back at the Ventana tasting room out on the 68. This brings a regular local crowd of about 10 and runs from 5ish to 7ish. They bring out cowboy sausage, a cheese platter, and pour generously. For $5, you can’t … Continue reading