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Grgich Hills Estate Merlot 2015

On our last trip to Napa Valley, we were invited to Grgich Hills during their celebration of the “Judgement in Paris 1976” when Miljenko “Mike” Grgich shocked the world with his crafted 1973 Chardonnay from Chateau Montelena that beat the … Continue reading

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Silverado Club Red 2015

The leaves are changing colors and the nights are getting cooler. During our Merlot Month celebration, we opened up a Silverado Club Red 2015. This blend of 74% Merlot and 24% Cabernet Sauvignon was perfect to warm our souls. As … Continue reading

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Brunello di Montalcino

We went for a wine tasting at our local wine shop, Bird Rock Fine Wines, and enjoyed an absolutely wonderful Brunello di Montalcino. This 2013 Gaja Pieve Santa Restituta Brunello di Montalcino wine had an elegant ruby color that did … Continue reading

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Miner Family  2016 Emily Cabernet Sauvignon

My wife surprised me with a Miner Family  2016 Emily Cabernet Sauvignon. I let this wine sit in the wine cooler for a few weeks. Don’t know if other people have had issues with opening wine after shipping, but I’ve … Continue reading

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Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford Hill 2014

Traveling Tuesday brings us back to Napa Valley for a visit we made to Rutherford Hill Winery and brought home a 2014 Limited Release Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon. We opened this baby up, let it decant for 2 hours and boy … Continue reading

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San Antonio Winery

Have you visited San Antonio Winery, the oldest winery in Los Angeles? Founded in 1917, this is the most awarded winery in California.  Richard remembers going there with his parents in the 60s, a five hour round trip drive, just … Continue reading

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Calla Lily Ultimate Red Pinot Noir 2014

We tasted one of the better Pinot Noirs this summer in Napa Valley while visiting Calla Lily Estate in Pope Valley.  Now you are probably thinking that Pope Valley is known for their Cabernets, you’re right.  This 2014 Calla Lily … Continue reading

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URLO (Scream) Tuscan Red Blend 2013

So, what do you do when you have two hours to kill on the Island of Coronado? Go to happy hour at your favorite Italian restaurant Il Fornaio and drink wine and eat calamari of course. Which is what we … Continue reading

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Clif Family Cold Springs Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Have you ever visited a winery that is the by product of bicycling? How about one that is known for it’s food truck? We had so much fun visiting Clif Family Winery and tasting their awesome lineup of wines. You … Continue reading

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Petra Zingari Toscana Sangiovese 2015

Well it is the start of grilling season for me and I can’t think of a better beginning than Portobello Mushroom Pizza’s. And what better wine to go with pizza than a Sangiovese blend from Italy.  Dark cherry, plum, chocolate … Continue reading

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