Category Results for: California Wine

 

A Wine for Tonight: 2009 Dry Creek Vineyard Fumé Blanc

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

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 Dry Creek Vineyard Fumé Blanc from Sonoma County in California. […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2009 Turning Leaf Pinot Grigio

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

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 Turning Leaf Pinot Grigio from California. Our selection criteria include: […]

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2007 Robert Mondavi Winery Cabernet Sauvignon

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Robert Mondavi was a winemaking legend and Napa Valley pioneer. Mondavi played an integral role in putting United States wine on the map worldwide. He founded his namesake winery in 1966, which was the first major winery in the Napa Valley of California after Prohibition. His goal was to produce wines that would stand up […]

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A Wine for Tonight: 2007 Concannon Conservancy Petite Sirah

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

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 2007 Concannon Conservancy Petite Sirah from the Livermore Valley in California. […]

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Rhone Rangers’ Struggles Provide Great Opportunity for Wine Consumers

Friday, July 16th, 2010

Good wine and great values have been the keynotes at the Rhone Rangers events that I have attended. So why was attendance down so much at this year’s trade event in Seattle, both in numbers of producers pouring wines and in distributors, restaurants, and media tasting the wines? For answers to that question, I turned […]

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Paso Robles: Odds and Ends

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

Over the past few months, I have highlighted some of the people and places I encountered on my press trip to Paso Robles in March. Paso Robles is California’s third largest and fastest growing wine region. Paso is producing some excellent wines, has wonderful welcoming people, and is a beautiful area to boot. Before filing […]

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Live Wine Blogging from WBC in Walla Walla – Red Wines

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

5:00pm It’s Day 2 here at the Wine Bloggers Conference in Walla Walla, Washington. We are just about to begin the Live Wine Blogging – Red Wines segment featuring wines poured for us by the winemakers themselves. Just like yesterday, we will update this post as we go. 5:05pm 2007 Sequel Syrah [Long Shadows] (Columbia […]

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Live Wine Blogging from WBC in Walla Walla – White Wines

Friday, June 25th, 2010

4:50pm Dad (John), Colby, and I are here at the Wine Bloggers Conference in Walla Walla, Washington. We are just about to begin the Live Wine Blogging – White Wines segment featuring wines poured for us by the winemakers themselves. We will update this post as we go. 5:00pm NV Pepperwood Grove Chardonnay (California): The […]

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Paso Robles: The Food

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

While we frequently enjoy wine with food, our writings here on Wine Peeps generally focus on the wine first. Don’t get me wrong, food is important and there are plenty of food blogs out there for you foodies. We just want to be your first stop when it comes to wine. However, on my recent […]

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Book Review: Been Doon So Long

Friday, June 4th, 2010

I need to tell you right up front that you have to be somewhat of a different sort of wine geek to even understand what author Randall Grahm is saying most of the time. But if you like wine and literature and enjoy parodies, this is your book. By the way, Been Doon So Long: […]

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