Playing with balls…

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  Second labels are hot right now.  They are one way for a winery, who might be struggling with the economy, to use some of their juice and develop a lower price point wine.  or they might just be a way for the winemakers to have a little fun with their wine. Pétanque wines are – read full article –

Twitter turns a corner

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And dies.  So much for Twitter Taste LIVE right?  Although we didnt’ get to tweet and share our tasting notes in real time, I was very happy to be able to share the Cornerstone Cellars Napa wines with my group of blogger friends anyway. So there we were, surrounded by friends, sipping on some amazing – read full article –

Crush It!

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No doubt, you loyal readers have heard me spout the virtues of my local custom crush facility, Crushpad. Well, I’m excited to announce that June 20th is Crushpad’s Annual Open House! This event is ALWAYS a blast, and it’s our chance to celebrating the upcoming harvest and and the past year’s toils in winemaking at – read full article –

A pinot that doesn’t fail!

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I first found MacPhail Wines at a tasting held at San Francisco Wine Trading Company last year, at the recommendation of my friend.  Since i know he is a bigger wino than I am – NO!  It’s true Alex you are! – I couldn’t miss it, and I knew that I would be blown away.  – read full article –