Archive for the ‘California Wines’ Category

Wines of the Week: Priced Right Pinot

Wines of the Week: Priced Right Pinot

For fans of Pinot Noir, finding a nice bottle for a good price isn’t easy.  Luckily, our tasting panel has discovered a handful of bottle which deliver a...

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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: A Plethora of Pinot – Under $20, 90 Points

Wines of the Week: A Plethora of Pinot – Under $20, 90 Points

Summer is a great time for grilling, and if you’re a fan of lighter, healthier options, like chicken or fish, then Pinot Noir or Pinot Gris will make for an...

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Wines of the Week: Unique American Values – Under $25, 90 Points

Wines of the Week: Unique American Values – Under $25, 90 Points

While there are a few other places on the planet that produce Zinfandel and Petite Sirah, domestic growers in have made them uniquely American in many ways.  So...

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Wines of the Week: Summery Sauvignon Blanc

Wines of the Week: Summery Sauvignon Blanc

Summertime and seafood are a match made in heaven.  And, of course, the only way to make such a good match even better is to pair your fresh fish with a lovely...

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Wines of the Week: Pleasing Pinot – Under $20, 90 Points

Wines of the Week: Pleasing Pinot – Under $20, 90 Points

There’s just something special about a well-crafted Pinot Noir.  While many of them require one to pay top dollar, we’d found a few that deliver a lovely...

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Wines of the Week: Chards for Summer

Wines of the Week: Chards for Summer

What’s better than sipping a glass of Chardonnay on a warm evening (or day if you’re so inclined)?  Not much if you ask us!  So here are come lovely...

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Winery of the Week: Robert Hall – Paso Robles

Winery of the Week: Robert Hall – Paso Robles

At Robert Hall Winery, hard work and infinite attention to detail are invested into every wine they make.  By combining traditional winemaking techniques, state-of-the-art...

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Winery of the Week: Hunt Cellars – Paso Robles

Winery of the Week: Hunt Cellars – Paso Robles

When The Hunt Family decided to pursue their dream, they were uncertain where they would choose to build their vineyard. The Hunts spent exhaustive days and weekends...

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Winery of the Week: Howell Mountain Vineyards – Napa Valley

Winery of the Week: Howell Mountain Vineyards – Napa Valley

In 1988, Mike Beatty  started Howell Mountain Vineyards to focus on producing quality wines “in the field,” with minimal intervention winemaking, in order to...

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