Grand Cru Custom Crush threw a terrific Spring Party. At the ticket price of $15 it was truly a fantastic deal! 14 wineries offered guests the opportunity to taste their wines and learn about their latest releases. In addition 8 farms and artisans showcasing food and farm products were offering generous samples and wonderful items to purchase. Tables out back offered guests a welcome interlude … Continue reading A great deal……..
Presentation is possibly more important than the quality of the wine you’re tasting these days. There are nearly 500 wineries in Sonoma County alone, and the wines being produced are outstanding. The competition to maintain existing customers and engage new ones is huge. Not every wine tasting experience is memorable, but when you have an exceptional experience you’ll savor it and, most likely, never forget it. We … Continue reading Great wine tastings…….
This article paints a true picture of our immediate neighborhood in Sonoma’s wine country – Russian River Road Trip. The scenery alone is captivating. Continue reading Our neighborhood in the wine country…..
97 Points! The Wine Spectator announced the PEARL as the HIGHEST RATED ZIN EVER! After the sale of Seghesio Winery in 2011 Peter Seghesio and family have truly been busy. While a non-compete agreement kept him from producing Zinfandel wine, they began production of Chardonnay under the Journeyman label in 2013. It rated 93 points. It has become a favorite of ours. After the non-compete … Continue reading Congratulations to Peter Seghesio!
Saturday we hopped in the car for a wine pick up. It use to be the UPS or Fedex guy’s job to deliver it to us. Now, living in the heart of wine country, we get the chance to make it a pretty regular outing to drive through exceptional countryside, pick up our seasonal allocations, and often enjoy a tasting with owners and winemakers. Bedrock … Continue reading Bedrock Wine Co.
‘Passport to Dry Creek Valley is April 27th & 28th. Passport is an annual event with 40+ wineries participating for the weekend. Wineries choose themes, decorate their tasting rooms, and costume staff. Some outfits go wayyyy out. It lends terrific fun to the tastings and foods served. There is a full line up of additional events. as well. For information and tickets go to Dry … Continue reading Passport to Dry Creek Valley
Iron Horse Vineyards is practically a hop and skip around the corner from us in the Green Valley of the Russian River Valley. It’s location as well as its simple tasting approach sets it apart from the increasingly popular trend to provide an “experience” with your wine tasting. The drive to the winery is on a somewhat rough single lane road. It’s a good introduction … Continue reading Iron Horse
I have so much catching up to do. Since May we have been focused on renovating our home in the Russian River Valley. I’ve let my posts slip but I’m determined to change that! We LOVE living in Sonoma County. I hope my posts will express to you why its such an alluring place. Continue reading Loving Sonoma!
UPDATE – February 2019 – From Unti Vineyards Winter Release Party Date: Sat, Feb 9, 2019 Time 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Venue: At the winery: 4202 Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448 Phone: (707) 433-5590 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org There is no charge and no RSVP required. Having the opportunity to taste their new releases is most definitely an event to make! See you there, Debbe … Continue reading Two favorite wineries…..
Even in the rain its hard to have a bad day tasting wines! We headed to Napa to lunch with friends at Brasswood. Leaving early gave us the chance to add some tastings to the visit. Just a rec…….If you are driving from Santa Rosa over the mountains to Napa there are a number of routes. Our GPS rerouted us off our planned Calistoga Road … Continue reading Over to Napa……..