Archive for the ‘California Wines’ Category

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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Winery of the Week: Landmark Vineyards – Sonoma County, Ca

Winery of the Week: Landmark Vineyards – Sonoma County, Ca

At Landmark Vineyards, they understand the old adage that the best grapes make the best wines and have used it as their guiding principle since the winery’s...

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Winery of the Week: Claiborne & Churchill – Edna Valley, California

Winery of the Week: Claiborne & Churchill – Edna Valley, California

Inspired by Alsace and committed to sustainable farming, Claiborne & Churchill is a family-owned winery located along California’s Central Coast in the...

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Winery of the Week: Hope Family – Central Coast, Ca

Winery of the Week: Hope Family – Central Coast, Ca

The Hope Family has been growing grapes along California’s Central Coast for over thirty years, so they have a pretty good grasp of how to obtain the best...

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Winery of the Week: Hunt Cellars – Paso Robles, Ca

Winery of the Week: Hunt Cellars – Paso Robles, Ca

David Hunt, owner and winemaker, spent years looking for the perfect venue for his wines and eventually settled on a uniquely beautiful property of over 550 acres...

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Winery of the Week: Robert Hall – Paso Robles

Winery of the Week: Robert Hall – Paso Robles

Robert Hall Winery is the result of an old-fashioned work ethic combined with traditional winemaking techniques, state-of-the-art equipment and a team of dedicated...

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