A wine-full month!

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It’s January, and for me, that means a busy wine month.  First, Winter Wineland is next weekend – January 16-17.  At Winter Wineland, over 100 wineries in Russian River, Dry Creek, and Alexander Valley throw open their doors and show their best wines and nibbles. There are some wonderful themes at wineries, including my personal […]

A Passport to New Discoveries

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Yesterday was the quarterly Santa Cruz Mountain Winegrowers Association Passport day. This is a time when the participating wineries open their doors and invite you to taste this exciting region, while enjoying many tiny wineries that are rarely if ever open to the public. With the explosion of boutique wineries recently, it was no surprise […]

Monday blues…

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It’s Monday, and I feel it. Yawn. A slow week this week, but Wednesday, Cameron Hughes will be pouring their wines at Varnish Fine Art on Natoma in SF. Cameron Hughes is known for it’s value priced wines which are widely available, such as found in this search, and they are pretty tasty too. It’s […]

July is for Wine-ing!

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The 4th of July is made for picnics, beer, lemonade and potato salad. That makes the 5th of July perfect for wine! Urbano Cellars is having a release party to celebrate their new wines. 2006 Dry Creek Syrah – 290 cases 2007 Green Valley (Solano) Vin Rose’ – 135 cases 2007 Lodi Viognier – 30 […]