05 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Wooed by Wine from Livermore

Two things: In my short time of being a lifelong student of wine, I’ve never thought about wine tasting in Livermore Until two months ago, I hadn’t yet heard of Steven Kent Winery or La Rochelle These two things, I’ve officially marked as tragic, but these two things have changed. Permanently, and for the better. […]

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30 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

New-to-you Region: Carneros

Hi folks, time for a new segment for the blog called “Try something different: new-to-you region” I realize that quite a few folks that read this blog or speak to me in person are always looking for recommendations of places to visit when coming into California, but maybe aren’t able to sync up with me […]

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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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31 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Bubbly Resolutions: Try Something New

  No, wait. Let’s not call it a “resolution”, because resolutions are too easy to break. Let’s call it Bubbly Goals! When most of us think about selecting a bottle of bubbles, there are some typical go-to names that pop-up, such as Mumm, Korbel, Gloria Ferrer, and Freixenet to name just a few. Why is that? Because it’s what we’re […]

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