Rodney Strong Rosé

Rosé Colored Glasses – Rodney Strong Rosé of Pinot Noir

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There is something about this time of year that is magical; cool foggy mornings and evenings are tempered with the mild warmth of daylight.  The days are a touch longer, and we can be languid in the sunshine of the late afternoon. This is rosé season.  Frankly, it’s always rosé season, but right now, in […]

Rockaway baby on the hilltop, take 2~

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Here we are, several years later, and the Rockaway blogger scandal of past years is – I hope – a distant memory. The fog has come in, fall is rearing it’s ugly head after a teaser week of Indian Summer, and I wanted a big red wine. The 2007 Rodney Strong Rockaway Cabernet Sauvignon is from the […]

Speed tasting!

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How do you taste 10 wines in 5 minutes?  Or something like that.  It’s the annual wine bloggers conference, and we’re kicking off speed tasting with Rodney Strong 2009 Reserve Chardonnay from the Russian River Valley sandlewood hazlenut a touch of apricot toast nutty lemon drop

O Brother, where fort art thou?

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So, you’ve seen my post on the little wine called Rockaway.  This wine is other half of Rodney Strong’s single vineyard high end Cabernet project, called Brothers Ridge .  This vineyard sits between 400-1030 feet, in the hills above Cloverdale, and while it shares many similarities with Rockaway it is a very different wine and […]

Rockaway baby, in my wine glass

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Who can forget, the Rockaway Scandel of 2008, where bloggers around the country were courted sent bottles of the Rockaway Cabernet Sauvignon by Rodney Strong.  Now, I wasn’t part of the original Rockaway 10, or however many it was, but some of you might recall that the big bruhaha was becuase of a misunderstood condition […]