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11/03/2009 19:33
 We enjoyed a bottle of 2006 Buena Vista Pinot Noir - Carneros tonight. It was paired with some risotto and steamed salmon served with some onions and tomatoes. The Carneros region tends to be great for growing Pinot Noir because of the moderate temperature caused by the...
08/04/2009 15:35
  Don Reha joined the Orfila Vineyards in 2009 after Leon Santoro passed away in January of this year. He has grown up in the wine industry with experience on his childhood family vineyards in Ukiah, CA (Mendocino County). As a winemaker his career started at Fetzer Vineyards in Redwood Valley...
06/03/2009 20:04
 Melissa Massello, founder of Shoestring Magazine, recently spoke with us on our thoughts for her story "Bargain Booze Buying Basics."    Along with Craig and John from one of our favorite stores, BinEnds Wine in Boston, Noah from Crushpad, and Adam Levin from Snooth, we provided...
05/14/2009 20:56
There are wines that you expect to be bad, and there are wines you expect to be good.  Often times an expensive wine, that you expect to be good shocks you with its lack of texture, balance or finish.  However, every once in a while a wine that you don't expect too much from, comes along...
05/08/2009 15:04
Don't have any plans tonight?  How about a horizontal wine tasting.  Tonight the San Diego group is conducting a horizontal tasting of 2006 Pinot Noir from the West Coast. A Horizontal Tasting involves wines that all come from the same vintage. You decide the vintage and you determine...
02/22/2009 19:22
Boulder, Colorado My wife and I were on a weekend getaway in Boulder, Colorado the weekend prior to the craziness of Thanksgiving. We both graduated from the University of Colorado and we were on a mission to go back, stay at a nice hotel and eat a couple great meals. We were unaware that top...
02/04/2009 22:34
    Sweet, Rich Wines Make the Chocolate Love Connection   By Marian Jansen op de Haar   With Valentine’s Day approaching, many of us have love – and chocolate – on the brain. The rich sensuality of chocolate alone makes for an ideal way to end a romantic meal – no matter what...
01/19/2009 23:48
Actual Reader Question: Quick question…Does all red wine get better with age?  If I were to buy a 10 dollar bottle and cellar it for a few years would it be a better wine or is that a waste?  How do you know which wines can be cellared? Benjamin F. in Boston, Massachusetts Ben, Great...
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