Norcal Wingman on August 26th, 2010

Why indeed!  My personal journey with wine began with this king of wine grape varietals.  I was seduced by its sultry and supple twisting of my taste buds.  I was introduced to really good wine early on as a waiter at a semi-fancy steakhouse back in 1994.  I became acquainted with a little cab from […]

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Norcal Wingman on August 21st, 2010

I had my first boxed wine worth drinking ever this last May, which was a great showing by a funky little wine company named Big House Wine Co. based in Ripon, CA. Now for those of you unfamiliar with the greater San Francisco Bay Area, of which Ripon is barely a member.  It’s a small […]

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Norcal Wingman on August 18th, 2010

Oh man, I have been slacking like a pot-smoking sophomore High School kid.  I have been out of motivation like my Energizer Bunny up and died.  Anyhow, I just need to get back at this badness in a mean way!  So I grilled up a marinated pork loin on the Weber tonight and we all […]

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Norcal Wingman on August 3rd, 2010

Well here we are, firmly in the middle of Summer and damn it’s Hot!  Hot everywhere but here in wine country that is.  I have heard that this is going to be the hottest year on record, McClatchy has a report stating that according to NASA 2010 is on track to be the hottest year […]

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