Archive for the ‘California Wines’ Category

Wines of the Week: Pretty Pinot Noir – Great Values

Wines of the Week: Pretty Pinot Noir – Great Values

Pinot Noir is often pricey, particularity if you’re after a pretty (tasty) one.  But for lovers of the variety who are on a budget, there is hope.  While...

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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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Baron Herzog Wines for your Jewish New Year Meals

Baron Herzog Wines for your Jewish New Year Meals

When sharing special holiday meals with family and friends during Rosh Hashana, why not round up some kosher wines to compliment and complete the gathering? Baron...

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Winery of the Week: Mitchel Katz  – Livermore Valley, Ca

Winery of the Week: Mitchel Katz – Livermore Valley, Ca

Mitchell Katz isn’t your typical winemaker. If you ask him why he got into the wine business, he’ll tell you unequivocally, with a good laugh, “stupidity.”...

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Wines of the Weeek: Ripe Red Blends

Wines of the Weeek: Ripe Red Blends

Red blends are growing ever more popular, particularly the one which express a lovely ripe, lush character.  Thus, for those who crave these fruit-forward wines,...

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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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Winery of the Week: August Ridge – Paso Robles, Ca

Winery of the Week: August Ridge – Paso Robles, Ca

John Barker’s family tradition of growing grapes in California (since the 1800’s) and his wife Jill’s Italian heritage blend together perfectly...

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Winery of the Week: HammerSky Vineyards – Paso Robles

Winery of the Week: HammerSky Vineyards – Paso Robles

At a time when so many wines, especially those on the shelves of large retailers, are trending towards a soft and sweet character, it’s refreshing to find...

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Winery of the Week: Dunning Vineyards – Paso Robles, Ca

Winery of the Week: Dunning Vineyards – Paso Robles, Ca

While Paso Robles has gained a mainstream reputation has a premier wine producing area in the last several years, the Dunning’s realized it’s potential...

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Winery of the Week: Tablas Creek – Paso Robles

Winery of the Week: Tablas Creek – Paso Robles

At Tablas Creek Winery, they are all about blending.  Whether it’s old world and new world or the Rhone Valley with Paso Robles, their goal is to produce...

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