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Calla Lily Vineyards

There lays a vineyard nestled in the hills of Pope Valley on the edge of Howell Mountain AVA, Calla Lily Vineyards, producing some exceptional red wines. The winery was built in 2010 and is a fully equipped and modern winery. … Continue reading

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2016 Domaine Carneros The Famous Gate Pinot Noir

Have you enjoyed a Pinot Noir lately? We had the pleasure of tasting this Pinot on a recent visit to Domaine Carneros in Napa Valley. The Domaine Carneros château is a California wine country landmark. Inspired by the classic 18th … Continue reading

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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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Joseph Phelps Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

                            While sitting on the terrace overlooking the vineyards of Joseph Phelps, Mario our wine ambassador, brought one of my favorite wines to taste, 2016 Estate Cabernet … Continue reading

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2014 Roberts and Rogers Cabernet Sauvignon

Have you ever had one of those days where you don’t want to cook or go out for dinner? Well, we came home and decided to have a good Cabernet Sauvignon, some prosciutto, extra sharp cheddar and gorgonzola cheese (paired … 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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Nickel and Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Nickel and Nickel  Cabernet Sauvignon 2012. Another gorgeous red sunset calls for a red glass of wine! Enjoyed this 2012 Nickel & Nickel Cabernet from Hayne Vineyard. A Classic Napa Valley Cabernet, blackberry up front but with tart acids, a blend … Continue reading

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Stags Leap Wine Cellars Artemis Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

I needed to pair a nice Cabernet with this beautiful sunset to end the first work week of 2019. I pulled out this beautiful Stags Leap Wine Cellars Artemis Cabernet. Their wine making style has been described as an “iron … Continue reading

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Havens Winery Merlot 2014

Relaxed with a not so well known wine after getting back into the work routine –  Havens 2014 Merlot from Napa. A very enticing wine with a full bouquet of blackberries and cherries, hints of vanilla, and medium to full … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year !!

Wishing all of our blog followers a very Merry Christmas! This year has been filled with many great wine adventures and some great red wines. We hope you have enjoyed our wine reviews and we look forward to providing many … Continue reading

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