Archive for the ‘California Wines’ Category

Winery of the Week: Hunt Cellars – Paso Robles

Winery of the Week: Hunt Cellars – Paso Robles

At Hunt Cellars, winemaker David Hunt, has an artistic side, too. Alas, David lost his sight in 1989, so his expressions of art come in the form of his winemaking...

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Great Wines When You’re Grilling Part VI: Steak

Great Wines When You’re Grilling Part VI: Steak

The summer cookout is a staple of the season, and perhaps, the ultimate item for grilling is steak. But even with such status, the right bottle of wine can still...

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Great Wines When You’re Grilling Part V: Chicken

Great Wines When You’re Grilling Part V: Chicken

The summer cookout is a staple of the season and chicken is a classic, healthy choice. Now, since nothing elevates a hearty meal like the right bottle of wine, and...

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Great Wines When You’re Grilling Part IV: Portobello Mushrooms

Great Wines When You’re Grilling Part IV: Portobello Mushrooms

The summer cookout is a staple of the season, and if you’re a vegetarian (or you’ve got friends and family that are) portobello mushrooms are a fantastic...

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Great Wines When You’re Grilling Part III: Lamb

Great Wines When You’re Grilling Part III: Lamb

The summer cookout is a staple of the season, and lamb is a classic, but perhaps often overlooked, choice. Now, because nothing elevates a hearty meal like the...

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Great Wines When You’re Grilling Part II: Shrimp

Great Wines When You’re Grilling Part II: Shrimp

The summer cookout is a staple of the season (something almost as American as apple pie), and especially if you’re near the ocean or just wish you were, shrimp...

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Great Wines When You’re Grilling Part I: Hamburgers

Great Wines When You’re Grilling Part I: Hamburgers

The summer cookout is a staple of the season (something almost as American as apple pie) and more often than not, the good, old-fashion hamburger takes center stage....

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Winery of the Week: Sol Rouge – Lake County

Winery of the Week: Sol Rouge – Lake County

At Sol Rouge winery, they have a special affinity with Rhone grape varieties.   Cultivating fruit from the unique terroir of Lake County in northern California,...

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Winery of the Week: The Winery SF – San Francisco

Winery of the Week: The Winery SF – San Francisco

Urban wineries are a growing trend, and The Winery SF is helping to turn San Francisco’s Treasure Island into a fabulous spot for tasting top-notch wines. Thanks...

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Winery of the Week: VIE – San Francisco

Winery of the Week: VIE – San Francisco

Vie comes from the Old French word meaning “to invite” or “to give occasion for”. But, in French today, it is simply translated “life”. So if you’re...

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