Category Results for: California Wine

 

Mumm: Bubbly from France and Napa

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

The Mumm family founded the G.H. Mumm champagne house in 1827. In 1876, as a tribute to some of their most prestigious clients, G.H. Mumm decorated a few of their bottles with a crossed red silk ribbon as a reference to the Legion of Honour. Today, G.H. Mumm is the leading champagne brand in France […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2011 Rodney Strong Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that won’t break your budget and is widely available? If so, you might want to try the 2011 Rodney Strong Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County in California. Our selection criteria include: A very good Quality rating of […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2013 Robert Mondavi Private Selection Riesling

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that won’t break your budget and is widely available? If so, you might want to check out the 2013 Robert Mondavi Private Selection Riesling from the Central Coast of California. Our selection criteria include: A very good Quality rating […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2011 Dry Creek Vineyard Heritage Vines Zinfandel

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that won’t break your budget and is widely available? If so, you might want to check out the 2011 Dry Creek Vineyard Heritage Vines Zinfandel from Sonoma County in California. Our selection criteria include: A very good Quality rating […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Lobster Casserole

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Recently, we hosted a party for close family friends prior to their move to Maine, and the theme was all things Maine…lobster, corn on the cob, blueberries, whoopie pies, and so forth. The children even enjoyed a fun game of pin the tail on the lobster. The “Maine” dish was lobster casserole bites. After having […]

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Rodney Strong Vineyards: Sonoma County Wines

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Rodney Strong founded Rodney Strong Vineyards, located in Healdsburg, California, in 1959. Current owner Tom Klein and the Klein family purchased the winery in 1989. Head winemaker Rick Sayre has been with the winery since 1979. Rodney Strong sustainably farms thirteen estate vineyards in Sonoma County. Recently, we had the opportunity to taste the 2010 […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2011 Pepi Chenin Blanc-Viognier

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that won’t break your budget and is widely available? If so, you might want to check out the 2011 Pepi Chenin Blanc-Viognier from California. Our selection criteria include: A very good Quality rating of >=3.5 stars (out of 5) […]

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Dry Creek Vineyard: 2008 Meritage and 2008 Endeavour Cabernet Sauvignon

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Dry Creek Vineyard, founded in 1972 by David Stare, is located in the heart of Dry Creek Valley just outside of Healdsburg, California. Today, Dry Creek Vineyard is run by David’s daughter Kim Stare Wallace and her husband Don. Well-known for their Fumé Blancs and Zinfandels, Dry Creek Vineyard also produces a number of other […]

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Rodney Strong Vineyards: 2009 Alexander’s Crown and 2009 Symmetry

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Rodney Strong founded Rodney Strong Vineyards, located in Healdsburg, California, in 1959. Current owner Tom Klein and the Klein family purchased the winery in 1989. In 2005, Klein added a “winery within a winery” concept to the Rodney Strong portfolio to focus on small-lot, artisan winemaking. The debut release from their Single Vineyards line was […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2010 Francis Coppola Diamond Collection Claret

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that won’t break your budget and is widely available? Many of our readers have said this is something they would like, so here is this week’s selection, the 2010 Francis Coppola Diamond Collection Claret from California. Our selection criteria […]

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