2012 Screen Door Cellars, Russian River Valley Pinot Noir. The first release of this new winery. Check it out.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Hanging out at wineries and barbecuing! BBQ at Sonoma-Cutrer
NorcalWingman has a revelation on how to season a Christmas Prime Rib. Some tips and anecdotes on holiday cooking and how to deal with extended family.
It’s a nice chilly evening up at the condo we are lucky enough to have access to through “the wife’s” family and we’ve just finished off a great bottle of Michel-Schlumberger “Coteaux Sauvages” and we still need more vino… So it is on to the Seven non-vintage Red wine of Spain. This box of wine […]