07 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Themed Tasting: Sparkling

Toward the end of 2012, I took a two-day wine tasting trip with my cousin, Nicole. She lives out of the country, all the way on the other side of the world (read: Australia), and so my family and I don’t get to see her all that often. Because of these far-and-few-between visits (well…every other […]

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12 January 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Artistic & deviant avenues at Quixote

A winery that deviates from many of it’s neighbors, Quixote Winery provides a tour and tasting experience that provides insight into the mind of the man that designed it, and a point of view of the folks that make the good juice they’re serving. Located just off the Silverado Trail in Napa Valley, Quixote provides […]

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28 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Normalcy in the Wine World: Regional Identification

I thought it best to quickly talk about normalcies before we fling ourselves into the world of deviance. And so, my question is…what is normal in the wine world? Let’s try to dive down and focus a bit more: what wines are considered “normal” or well-known? Maybe a look at particular well-known U.S. wine regions […]

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