Norcal Wingman on October 23rd, 2012

A picture should be worth a thousand words… Tonight I had visions of a great bottle of red wine with dinner, and it took (unfortunately) three bottles to reach that goal.   I picked up a couple of fantastic New York steaks at the market with some fresh green beans, I had the purple and […]

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Norcal Wingman on October 9th, 2012

We had the good fortune to finally get down to the California Central Coast wine grape growing region this year and spent an awesome day in Los Olivos, tasting through some of the area’s best.  While we were visiting all of the local spots, we asked around with some of the locals as to where […]

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Norcal Wingman on October 8th, 2012

Sideways be damned! Forget the vitriol spewed by Paul Giamatti’s character in that Central Coast wine adventure of two sorry wine sucking saps. A wonderful Bordeaux wine is hard to beat and this particular example of such, is a phenomenal example.  If some rich, supple, fruity goodness is what you desire in your red, then […]

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Norcal Wingman on October 3rd, 2012

  Apologies to the supplier of the sample for the late review, but hey…  Sometimes you just got to lay down some wine! That being said, this is a fine wine at a great price.  Unfortunately it seems the ’09 vintage may be unavailable, but it was a good’n.  A great fruit forward Cab, with […]

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Norcal Wingman on October 2nd, 2012

Lovely tomatoes and basil fresh from the garden, good mozzarella, balsamic vinegar with extra virgin olive oil from our last vacation (Bella Cavalli Farms www.bellacavallifarms.com)

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