Save Water, Drink Wine

“Girls Night Out” with Mom and Sis in Las Vegas.  Whether your amongst the California drought or in the desert, its always a good time to conserve water… AND drink wine.  We were in LV to see Shania Twain for one of her last concerts at Caesars Palace.   And her motto would be…”Save a horse,…

Rosé Wines: Provence Style

Rosé wine sales are on the rise. They are dry (not sweet) and nothing to blush about. The lighter shade of red depends on the grape used and how long the grape skins were in contact with the juice. Grab a few rosé wines, chill them ice cold and drink them on a warm day….

15 yr Pinot Noir – 1999 Chateau St. Jean, Durell Vineyard

Well, I needed something a little more exciting than the game on Super Bowl Sunday. After the first quarter, I went to the library section of my wine cellar and pulled a 1999 Château St. Jean Pinot Noir from the Durell Vineyard. I then made a phone call. I made it to my girlfriend Margaret’s…

Toasting the barrel

The wine barrel lends flavors to the wine based upon its level of “toast”.

Napa Valley Style

A high level tech exec. gets to wine country for a little R&R. No wine needed! You can duplicate this by going to Signorello Winery on the Silverado Trail. Enjoy!

Experience Heaven on Earth while at Kohler Resort

One of two destinations associated with the luxury resort, the American Club, Blackwolf Run is a golf course complex in Kohler, Wisconsin. According to GOLF Magazine, the River course at Blackwolf Run “must be considered the nation’s finest public-access course of modern times.” The site of multiple US Women’s Opens, Blackwolf Run, designed by architect…

Seasons of the Vineyard – Spring

Spring is here with so many different leaf textures and leaf colors. In 6 months, the colors will be yellow, orange, and red. If I were a wine country tourist, I would need to witness this palate of beauty at least these two times of the year.