Archive for the ‘California Wines’ Category

Winery of the Week: Maple Creek – Mendocino County, Ca

Winery of the Week: Maple Creek – Mendocino County, Ca

Maple Creek Winey is located  along the twists and turns of Highway 128 that cuts a path through the Yorkville Highlands of Mendocino County, California. There,...

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Winery of the Week: Yorkville Cellars – Mendocino County, Ca

Winery of the Week: Yorkville Cellars – Mendocino County, Ca

Yorkville Cellars is tucked away along the winding turns of California Route 128 in Mendocino County.  Their vineyards have been certified organic for 30 years...

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Winery of the Week: Seebass Vineyards – Mendocino County, Ca

Winery of the Week: Seebass Vineyards – Mendocino County, Ca

The folks at Seebass Vineyards have been growing grapes on their estate, in California’s Mendocino County for over thirty years. Much of that fruit is sold...

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Wines of the Week: Barra & Girasole Vineyards – Mendocino County, Ca

Wines of the Week: Barra & Girasole Vineyards – Mendocino County, Ca

Just north of Ukiah in Mendocino County, California, Charlie Barra grows grapes, and he’s got a little bit of experience. This year, he’ll complete his 71st...

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Winery of the Week: Buena Vista – Sonoma County, Ca

Winery of the Week: Buena Vista – Sonoma County, Ca

Buena Vista Winery, founded in 1857 by Hungarian immigrant, Agoston Haraszthy, the self-proclaimed “Count of Buena Vista” was California’s first premium winery....

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Wines of the Week: Compelling Cali-Rhone – Syrah

Wines of the Week: Compelling Cali-Rhone – Syrah

Just in case you hadn’t heard, California Syrah is awesome. Yeah, the variety doesn’t get the same fanfare as Cabernet, but that doesn’t mean, it can’t...

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Wines of the Week: Compelling Cali-Rhone – Red Blends

Wines of the Week: Compelling Cali-Rhone – Red Blends

Rhone grape varieties pair just perfectly with summer. In California, they tend to produce wines that are lively and bright, which make them lovely to drink during...

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Wines of the Week: Compelling Cali-Rhone – Mourvèdre & More

Wines of the Week: Compelling Cali-Rhone – Mourvèdre & More

Red Cali-Rhone wines, like Mourvèdre, are ideal for summer because they are (more often than not) a lovely match for the dishes many of us love at our cookouts....

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Wines of the Week: Compelling Cali-Rhone – Petite Sirah

Wines of the Week: Compelling Cali-Rhone – Petite Sirah

Petite Sirah is a bit of an enigma. It’s kind of a Rhone grape variety, and it’s really not. The grape’s origin is from a cross of Syrah pollen...

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Wines of the Week: Compelling Cali-Rhone – Whites & Rosé

Wines of the Week: Compelling Cali-Rhone – Whites & Rosé

It’s officially summer, and what better way to beat the heat than with a tall, cool glass of wine?  While most Chardonnays (or Sauv Blancs for that matter) are...

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