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vbw (Venice Beach Wine), Venice, CA

After a quick trip to the J. Paul Getty Museum to view the Herb Ritts photography exhibit, Jane and I decided to revisit a wine bar that I found last year in Santa Monica, CA. Unfortunately, when we arrived we discovered that it had gone out of business-Damn! But thankfully a quick Yelp search located another wine bar only a few […]

Lompoc Wine Ghetto in Lompoc, CA

Some friends told us about the wine ghetto in Lompoc, CA so we decided to stop by on our way to an overnight in Santa Maria, CA wine country. It’s unusual in that it’s not your traditional winery, with rolling hills and beautiful rows of grape vines. Instead it’s a row of low slung warehouses […]

2010 Proprietary Red, KitFox Vineyards

We received this red wine as a gift. It’s another daily bottle blend that we feel is tasty and enjoyable. We wouldn’t pull it out on a special occasion but for every day it’s lovely. There is interesting history to the vineyard’s name. The vineyard shares a home with the endangered Kit Fox hence the […]

City Sip Wine Bar in Los Angeles, CA

We happened upon City Sip during a search for LA wine bars about a year ago. We ventured in and Helen served us a bunch of incredible wine and cheese along with great conversation and we vowed to be back. And we did go back. We went back on Jane’s birthday and then bought a […]

Value Wine: 2008 Trader Joe’s Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

Recently, Jane and I found ourselves walking through the aisles of a local Trader Joe’s Market on our way to a dinner party. It started us thinking that perhaps we should explore some more affordable bottles for everyday wine consumption. We had a vague memory of a TJ’s bottle we bought years ago that was […]

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