Wine Reviews

CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: April 15th, 2016
Looking Beyond the Label: A Sit Down with Sequoia Grove’s Molly Hill Looking Beyond the Label: A Sit Down with Sequoia Grove’s Molly Hill By: Laura Ness It’s long been said that shoppers choose wines primarily by label. Sometimes it’s the color scheme or imagery that paints a mood. The simplicity or ornateness of the typeface can signify down-home casual or upscale elegance. There’s a lot that
CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: April 11th, 2016
6 Central Coast Wine Steals to Drink Up! 6 Central Coast Wine Steals to Drink Up!
CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: March 15th, 2016
Santa Cruz Mountains Wine chard and pinot rule An impressive collection of Santa Cruz Mountains wineries and winemakers filled The Press Club in San Francisco on March 7 to share their wines with members of the trade and assorted media. Spoiler alert: the biggest shocker of the day was seeing that Richard Alfaro, he of the towering frame and Sampson-like locks, had cut
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Reviews   |   DATE: March 8th, 2016
Photo Credit: Devon Lach for Dew Altizer Photography Rob Mondavi, Jr. Explains Birth of Fourth Leaf Wines (VIDEO) What happens when you blend equal parts from both sides of America’s most well known wine family? You get a Mondavi Family first! A handcrafted limited production one-of-a-kind-wine with one heck of a story behind the bottle. Fourth generation winemakers Rob Mondavi, Jr. (Michael Mondavi’s
CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: February 24th, 2016
Anderson Valley Alsace Festival The Reign of Whites in Anderson Valley By: Laura Ness What’s the first thing that pops into your head when you see or hear “Anderson Valley?” Your answer could reveal a lot about how long you’ve been familiar with the region. If you said “Alsatian whites,” chances are, you’re an old timer, relatively speaking. Say
CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: February 4th, 2016
Inconceivable Wines Consider the gutsiness of a move to call a line of wines “INCONCEIVABLE.” It takes hutzpah and the brass tacks to back it up. My 7th grade math teacher used this word over and over as he admonished the class for not being able to conceive of the concept of fractions. Striking the blackboard with