This past Saturday was pick up day at Bedrock Wines. It’s a window of a few hours you have to swing by Bedrock’s wine making facility/ warehouse that’s just outside the town of Sonoma. Along with picking up the wine they always offer the opportunity to hang out and taste the new releases with either Morgan Twain-Peterson or Chris Cottrell pouring. This tasting Morgan was … Continue reading Bedrock’s Surprise Release….
Gundlach Bundschu Winery is an institution. It’s been around forever! About 35 miles from San Francisco the winery sits at the southern end of the Sonoma Valley. Referred to by many as “GunBun”, it is one of the oldest wineries in the state. It’s also one of the most diverse for visitors, offering venue experiences unlike any other winery I know – from cave tastings, … Continue reading GunBun!
Located on Highway 12 in the village of Kenwood is Hamilton Family Wines. It’s relatively new to Kenwood. It’s the love of Greg & Lindsay Hamilton, a young couple who are making their dream come true – making wine. They’re definitely a very small producer. The most of any one wine they are making is 175 cases. After some major renovations to a former tasting … Continue reading Hamilton Family Wines
We visited Lancaster Estate a year ago and had an exceptional tasting in their cave. Returning a few weeks ago we reserved an outdoor tasting and lucked into perfect weather and the perfect host. Lancaster is on Chalk Hill Road in Alexander Valley. The drive up Chalk Hill Road from Windsor is gorgeous but you can also drive in from Geyserville which is just as … Continue reading Return Visit to Lancaster Estate
In 2015 Comstock Wines opened its doors on a 17 acre site along Dry Creek Road. Kelly Comstock Ferris is the General Manager and Chris Russi the winemaker. Together they have created a wonderful array of experiences with great wines. The tasting room is expansive offering both indoor and outdoor tastings. There is a bocce court for those who require more than wine and a … Continue reading On Dry Creek Road…….
There are plenty of things to do in Carmel-By-The-Sea, California, upper most is just taking in the local color of what is one of the loveliest small towns in America. It’s a not to be missed destination in California. The beach is an amazing asset too! We were there a week ago for a few days. It was a great getaway. The town is filled … Continue reading Wine Tasting in Carmel
I admit, I am one of those silly people who is lured to purchase wines by the uniqueness of its label. You can’t rely on my wine buys unless the art of the label is all that it takes to satisfy you! Well, in this case, I was not responsible for the purchase and it wasn’t the label but the twist top that got me. … Continue reading A white with a twist!