Category Results for: California Wine

 

Live Wine Blogging Recap from #WBC12 – Reds

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Recently, Dad (John), Colby, and I spent three jam-packed days in Portland, Oregon, for the fifth annual Wine Bloggers Conference. We were joined by over 350 fellow wine bloggers, wine industry participants, and media members for tastings, keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and visits to local vineyards and wineries. During the conference, we participated in two […]

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Live Wine Blogging Recap from #WBC12 РWhites & Ros̩s

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Earlier this month, Dad (John), Colby, and I spent three jam-packed days in Portland, Oregon, for the fifth annual Wine Bloggers Conference. We were joined by over 300 fellow wine bloggers, wine industry participants, and media members for tastings, keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and visits to local vineyards and wineries. During the conference, we participated […]

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2009 Napa Cellars Stagecoach Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Founded by Rich Frank and Koerner Rombauer in 1996, Napa Cellars was acquired by Trinchero Family Estates ten years later. Trinchero Family Estates has been producing wines for over 60 years. Through the years, the Trinchero family and the company have expanded. Today, Trinchero represents over 27 brands in the United States and Australia. Winemaker […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2011 Dry Creek Vineyard Fumé Blanc

Thursday, July 12th, 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 2011 Dry Creek Vineyard Fumé Blanc from Sonoma County in California. […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: General Tso’s Chicken

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

General Tso’s Chicken is one of the Wine Peeps favorite dishes, and we especially enjoy it prepared extra spicy. An added consideration in planning and preparing our challenging wine pairing meal this time is that John has been diagnosed with a gluten allergy, so I prepared the dish gluten free and was pleasantly surprised with […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2009 Rodney Strong Knotty Vines Zinfandel

Thursday, May 10th, 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 2009 Rodney Strong Knotty Vines Zinfandel from Northern Sonoma in California. […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Taco Night

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

The Wine Peeps enjoy Taco Tuesday each week. It is a fun time to get together, the meal is an easy one to prepare, and we enjoy the blend of the spicy flavors in the food. Our menu generally consists of beef tacos, refried beans, Mexican rice, and hot salsa. We usually enjoy margaritas on […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2011 The Crusher Rosé of Pinot Noir

Thursday, April 5th, 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 2011 The Crusher Rosé of Pinot Noir from the Clarksburg region […]

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Napa Cellars: Good Value Reds from Napa Valley

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Founded by Rich Frank and Koerner Rombauer in 1996, Napa Cellars was acquired by Trinchero Family Estates ten years later. Trinchero Family Estates have been producing wines for over 60 years. Through the years, the Trinchero family and the company have expanded. Today, Trinchero represents over 27 brands in the United States and Australia. Winemaker […]

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St. Francis Winery “Old Vines” Zinfandel

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

St. Francis Winery, located in Santa Rosa, California, has been producing varietal wines from Sonoma County vineyards for over 35 years. Co-founder Joe Martin and his wife Emma purchased the 100-acre Behler Ranch Vineyard in Sonoma Valley in 1971. After several years in the vineyard business, Joe and his business partner Lloyd Canton established St. […]

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