Wine Reviews

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
CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: November 23rd, 2015
Premier Cruz: Cabernet Three Ways Tasting Bordeaux from France side by side with examples from Napa and the Santa Cruz Mountains, all from a single vintage, is an illuminating way to see what gets the juices flowing. Attendees of Premier Cruz on November 6, 2015, at The Mountain Winery were treated to a rare presentation of nine excellent Cabernets, along
CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: October 15th, 2015
Halloween Wine Wicked Wine UPDATE: Monique here adding three more wicked wines to this story that was originally posted by Lindsey! BESIEGED ($15.99) Joel Peterson created this wicked Halloween wine for Ravenswood’s new Storyteller Series. BEISIEGED is a unique blend of Petite Sirah, Carignane and Zinfandel grapes with notes of blackberry, black cherry, and plum spiced with cardamom. Look
CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: August 20th, 2015
Wines of Danger 2015  Ten “Dangerous” Wines You Have to Try By: Laura Ness On an unusually brilliant tourism council-arranged day in San Francisco, nearly two dozen small, upcoming and totally forthright wineries poured their wares at Mission Rock Resort, near AT&T Park. The discoveries were many. And not at all dangerous, except that once you start poking around
CATEGORY: Wine Reviews   |   DATE: July 10th, 2015
Silicon Valley Wine Auction Top Ten Wine Discoveries from Silicon Valley Wine Auction: By Laura Ness The first ever Silicon Valley Wine Auction, held at Levi’s Stadium by the Santa Cruz Mountains Winegrowers Association, to benefit the Silicon Valley Education Foundation, garnered a fine turnout and raised north of $600k with both live and silent auctions, which included some
CATEGORY: Videos, Wine Reviews   |   DATE: July 1st, 2015
Photo Credit: Wines of Turkey Wine Oh Wine Club Gets a Taste of Turkish Wine When you think of international wine Turkish wine might not be the first that comes to mind. So it might surprise you to find that wine historians believe that wine-making actually originated in this part of the world. With some evidence suggesting wine was a