On a warm spring evening surrounded by the sweet sounds of a solo guitarist, and sentimental stories from Margrit Mondavi about the life she shared with the late Robert Mondavi, while wine-ing and dining amongst the vines, watching the sun set, and soaking in the scents of the bountiful garden in bloom, it became quickly
It’s a new day at Sonoma County DeLoach Vineyards! I was on hand as the Sonoma County winery celebrated their renovation and Russian River Valley renaissance. I also got to take part in their all new fun and fresh educational wine tasting experiences. Wine lovers get the chance to taste wine and get hands on,
Why Kiwi Wines are King in California For many of wine lovers discovering New Zealand wine starts with a sip of Sauvignon Blanc. However, the New Zealand wine region makes a variety of wine styles from Chardonnay to Syrah and they even produce some sparkling wine. New Zealand produces less than 1% of the world’s wine
OMG Wine Oh TV is a finalist for BEST VIDEO in the 2014 Wine Blog Awards, recognizing excellence in new media. Wine Oh TV is a finalist in the “Best Original Photography or Video on a Wine Blog” category. A panel of esteemed judges determined the finalists from thousands of entries down to just six.
Learn About Spanish Wine in Less than 9 Minutes I recently went to 1760 to interview one of Spain’s most dynamic winemakers, Alvaro Palacios owner and winemaker of Palacios Remondo. The man partially responsible for revolutionizing the Spanish wine region and for making one of the finest wines made in Spain today, L’Ermita. Palacios energy and
Vasco Urbano: A New Way to Rhone in Livermore One fall afternoon after lunch, young winemaker Collin Cranor of Nottingham Cellars was in downtown Livermore and had a few minutes to burn before returning to the winery. He dropped into the Livermore Heritage Guild’s Carnegie Museum looking for inspiration for a new label. While brainstorming