Archive for the ‘California Wines’ Category

Wines of the Week: Bargains for Your BBQ

Wines of the Week: Bargains for Your BBQ

Now that we’re heading into the warm and sunny months of the year, it’s an ideal time for firing up the grill and busting out your secret (or store bought)...

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Wines of the Week: Under $20, 90 Points

Wines of the Week: Under $20, 90 Points

Once again, we continue our series focusing on high quality wines, with wide distribution, that can be found for $20 or less.  So add them to your shopping list,...

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Wines of the Week: Under $20, 90 Points

Wines of the Week: Under $20, 90 Points

We continue our series focusing on high quality wines, with wide distribution, that can be found for $20 or less.  So add them to your shopping list, scoff at those...

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Winery of the Week: Mazzocco – Dry Creek Valley, Ca

Winery of the Week: Mazzocco – Dry Creek Valley, Ca

We wrap up our exploration of Sonoma County’s Dry Creek Valley with Mazzocco Winery.  Their main focus is the area’s signature grape, Zinfandel, which...

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Winery of the Week: Peterson – Dry Creek Valley, Ca

Winery of the Week: Peterson – Dry Creek Valley, Ca

For our third installment exploring wineries in Sonoma County’s Dry Creek Valley, we turn to Peterson.  There, for over twenty-five years, owner Fred Peterson...

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Winery of the Week: Kokomo – Dry Creek Valley, Ca

Winery of the Week: Kokomo – Dry Creek Valley, Ca

We continue our survey of Sonoma County’s Dry Creek Valley, with Kokomo Winery. (Last week we looked at Pedroncelli.) Since their inception in 2004, the winery...

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Winery of the Week: Pedroncelli – Dry Creek Valley, Ca

Winery of the Week: Pedroncelli – Dry Creek Valley, Ca

The Pedroncelli Family has a long history in Sonoma County’s Dry Creek Valley, encompassing four generations and ninety years.  While the world has changed...

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Wines of the Week: Bargain Pinot Noir

Wines of the Week: Bargain Pinot Noir

People often pay a premium for Pinot, and it is true that for a really stellar bottle, one has to be willing to shell out a pretty penny. But, for everyday drinking,...

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Wines of the Week: Under $20, 90 Points

Wines of the Week: Under $20, 90 Points

We continue our series focusing on high quality wines, with wide distribution, that can be found for $20 or less.  So add them to your shopping list, scoff at those...

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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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