Praxis Viognier Russian River Valley, 2010

Praxis Viognier Russian River Valley

Price Suggested Retail is $18.00 From The Winery 13.7% alcohol, 500 cases produced Impressions/Notes The Russian River Valley is best known for its Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays, but it’s always interesting to try some of […]

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Cuvaison Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Cuvaison Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Price Suggested Retail is $45.00 (Purchased for $30.00) From The Winery 14.5% alcohol. 91% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot, 1% Cabernet Franc. Mount Veeder AVA. Notes/Impressions Cuvaison sources their Cabernet Sauvignon from their […]

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The Song Remains The Same: Lady Diane Bids Adieu + 2 Wines from Kimmel Vineyards

2 Wines from Kimmel Vineyards

I’ve been in this business for quite a while now, longer than many give me credit for, and I’ve seen a lot of people come and go.  I’ve had the good fortune to work with […]

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An Atheist, a Zombie and Ted Cruz Walk Into a Bar: The Upcoming Top 100 Lists from Wine Spectator and Yours Truly, Plus Lady Linda and Henriot Usa

Wine Bottles

In a few short weeks, the Wine Spectator will once again regale us with their compendium of top rated wines for the year, a greatest hits if you will, of the top rated wines.  It […]

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Chateau Fonguillon 2005 ~ Montagne Saint Emilion

Chateau Fonguillon 2005 ~ Montagne Saint Emilion

A Jean-Noël Boidron crafted wine from Chateau Fonguillon. This Grand vin de Bordeaux hits all the right notes. Deep ruby in colour with ripe rich notes of plums, damsons, and with a mellow earthy liquorice […]

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Montepulciano D’Abruzzo 2007

Montepulciano D’Abruzzo 2007

A cheapo bargain wine from the Lidl supermarket chain. For a table wine retailing at only 1.69€ a bottle it is not bad. The fact that it is cheaper then a bottle of cola is […]

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