Category Archives: Blend’s

Blend posts

Joseph Phelps Insignia 2012

                            This is the last post on wines enjoyed from the terrace overlooking the Joseph Phelps vineyards. We saved the best for last!  The Joseph Phelps Vineyard … Continue reading

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Chateau Bouscasse 2014

                            What do you do when you pass by a bottle of wine in a store that has a 94 point sticker from the Wine Enthusiast and … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting Fundraiser featuring Pegasus Estate Wines

     Date: Saturday, April 27                        Time: 3-5:30pm                                          Place: Il Fornaio,  … Continue reading

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Paxis 2013 Red Blend

Paxis is a red blend wine from Lisboa, Portugal.  The grapes are Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, and Tinta Roriz (Tempranillo – hey a grape I heard of) This wine is $6.00 at Costco.  Inexpensive in price but not in taste … Continue reading

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2015 Taken Red Wine Blend

This ribeye is Taken – well the wine we’re drinking is “Taken” red wine blend 2015 from Napa Valley that went really with our steaks!  It’s a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon(44%), Zinfandel (28%), Merlot(15%) and Petite Syrah(13%) that had blackberry … Continue reading

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Secret Indulgence Chronology Proprietary Red 2016

Once upon a time … A magical moment was created with a glass of Chronology Secret Indulgence on Valentine’s Day!  This 2016 Chronology Proprietary Red Wine is a beautifully balanced Bordeaux and Rhône varietals blend. You and your special someone … Continue reading

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Wiens Family Cellars Visit

Our visit to Wiens Family Cellars was the highlight of the 2019 Temecula Wine Barrel Tasting event! We enjoyed the casual and relaxing outdoor patio where our wine tasting started with a wine bar and great pairings. We were greeted … Continue reading

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Lorenzi Estate Vineyards and Winery

Our visit to Lorenzi Estate Vineyards was one of our favorites hosted by the winemaker’s wife Brenda. She talked about the process her husband, the winemaker, carefully goes thru sampling a bottle from every barrel before deciding a wine is ready … Continue reading

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Infinito 2012

The more I learn and try wines from Spain the more intrigued and impressed I become.  Take for example Infinito.  This red blend wine from Spain contains 75% of the Monastrell (Mourvedre) grape,  20% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 5% Petit Verdot.  … Continue reading

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The Weasel and the Cork 2016

Names of wines are really becoming more descriptive, interesting and unusual. This Red Wine Blend from Alexander Valley is a great example: The Weasel and the Cork.  According to the label weasels would steal the corks from patrons and force … Continue reading

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