The Lone Ranger no more! **WINNER – The Wine Hiker**

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Rhone baby.  That is the word of the month!  Happy March 1st, and happy Rhoning.  If you haven’t guessed by now, you should have your wine glass packed, and your taste buds ready for a Rhonetastic celebration! On March 24-25th more than 100 producers of American Rhone wines will be on hand in San Frnacisco […]

Dark & Delicious, mysterious, Petite Sirah

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  Long the source of confusion, Petite Sirah is such a misunderstood grape.  Dark and brooking, dark and delicious.  Yum is what I say! The love child of Peloursin, a very old, and pretty much dead French varietal, and Syrah, that charming, eclectic Rhône grape, Durif became known as Petite Sirah because of it’s boyish good […]

Who needs Woodstock, we got Rootstock! **GIVEAWAY CLOSED**

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Who needs Burning Man or Woodstock!  We have Rootstock!  Rootstock is a festival of food, wine, an music that brings together people of all kinds in an urban winery coop in Santa Rosa. This year, Chef Bob Blumer will host the TasteLive broadcast, pairing wines with foods created from his new book “Glutton for Pleasure”. […]