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Orin Swift Red Blend

This Orin Swift wine is called 75,864 Miles Red.  Now you’re wondering why 75,864 miles, it’s the culmination of miles travel.  From vineyards to vineyards, to different regions of California to pick the grapes and make the wines!  Orin Swift … Continue reading

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Intrinsic Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

From Saint Michelle Wine Estates and Columbia Crest comes a new brand, Intrinsic and new experiment to making red wine. Juan Muñoz Oca, head wine maker at Columbia Crest and the wine making team decided instead of removing the skins … Continue reading

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Bodegas Antidoto Ribera del Duero 2016

From Spain’s northern region of Castilla y León comes the Bodegas Antidoto Ribera del Duero 2016 Tempranillo. Wine making in this area goes back 2000 years! The wine comes from incredibly old vines which produce a lively, fresh and spicy … 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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Silverado SOLO Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

We always like to bring out the big, bold Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon to get the weekend started. We selected one of our favorite vineyards, Silverado, to enjoy winemaker Jon Emmerich’s best Cabernet, “Solo”. This is our wives favorite too! … Continue reading

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2015 Pavillon de Léoville Poyferré St. Julien

We were in the mood to try something different from the big bold Cabs of Napa Valley.  We came across this nice French Bordeaux that had a 91 point rating and came from the St. Julien area that is known … Continue reading

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St. Supéry Dollarhide Elevation 2015

We had the opportunity to open up a bottle of St. Supéry Dollarhide Elevation 2015 and it was very exciting!  We love the wines from  St. Supéry,  especially the Dollarhide Ranch series. The deep and dark colors of the Cabernet … Continue reading

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Iris 2016 Pinot Noir

                            Right out of the shoot this Iris Pinot Noir from 1849 wines was captivating.  Sparkling light ruby color and wonderful aroma’s of raspberry, strawberry, clove with … 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 Pastoral Pinot Noir 2015

                            Thinking back to the Pinot Noirs we tasted during our visit to Joseph Phelps,  they were all very excellent! The 2015 Pastorale Vineyard Pinot Noir from … Continue reading

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