Wine Reviews Archives - 2 Hollywood Winos

Honig Vineyard & Winery, Rutherford, Napa Valley

Honig Vineyard & Winery is a family-owned vineyard and winery in Rutherford, Napa Valley, known for Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon. As most of us know, Napa Cabernets can be very expensive. They are world renown and while Honig has an amazing $90 2012 Single Vineyard Cabernet, we are glad they offer a $40 2012 Cabernet […]

Four Value Bottles from Wine.com

We were recently asked by Wine.com to try some of their value wine and let them know what we thought about them. We of course are happy to try any wine and we will give honest reviews. We had the reds at a Thanksgiving party with friends. And we are sipping the whites this evening […]

Freixenet Cordon Negro Cava

The United States has sparkling wine, France has champagne and Italy has prosecco. Spain has cava. Cava is a sparkling wine in Spain, primarily produced in the Penedès region of Catalonia – just west of Barcelona. It often consists of Macabeu, Xarel-lo and Parellada grape varietials. In comparison, French champagne and U.S. sparkling wine often uses Chardonnay and […]

Sauv Blanc and Pinot Noir from Stoneleigh Winery in Marlborough, NZ

Steve and I have been dying to visit New Zealand wine country. We love the wine from New Zealand and we have seen beautiful photos from the region. A visit to New Zealand is definitely on our bucket list. As part of our education, we thought it would be fun to try Stoneleigh Winery’s Sauvignon […]

A Day of Bubbly Tasting in Napa/Sonoma and a Dinner at Hess Collection

When we were up in Napa recently for the 2013 Napa Valley Film Festival – Jane had her film Citizen Hearst in the festival, we decided it would be fun to do a day of bubbly tastings at well known wineries (Mumm Napa, Domaine Chandon and Domaine Carneros) that specialize in sparkling wines. First, we […]

Reverie Barbera 2010 & a BV Muscat de Beaulieu for Dessert

It’s Friday night and it’s been an exhilarating and exhausting week! Jane has been working long hours with Leslie Iwerks on two Oscar video tributes for the upcoming Governors Awards – one for Angela Lansbury and one for the famous costume designer Piero Tosi. And on Wednesday night, we shot more episodes for our new […]

Italian Sangiovese Anyone?

Jane and I are trying to explore more Italian wine these days so I headed off to our local store on Saturday afternoon for some recon work. I returned home with two Sangiovese bottles for us to sample. After a hard day of shooting for both of us – on separate projects no less. I […]

Today’s Bottle: Amity Vineyards Pinot Blanc 2010

It’s Tuesday and time for some chicken, mushroom and artichoke pasta that called for some white wine. So why not open a bottle we picked up in Willamette Valley, Oregon? It’s a good excuse to drink the leftover wine too!  The bottle is a pinot blanc and the vineyard is Amity. We drove quite a […]

Today’s Bottle: Tarantas Monastrell 2011

It’s Thursday and it’s time for a work out, a home made meal and some wine as we watch Thursday night television. Tonight it’s Grey’s Anatomy and Parenthood. We must watch Parenthood because Jane is Sam Jaeger’s producing partner – he plays Joel on Parenthood – and he and Jane made Take Me Home together […]

Today’s Bottle: Abadia de la Oliva Garnacha 2012

We’re starting a new feature of micro-blogging about the wines we open during the week. We’re calling it Today’s Bottle! They will be short entries but hopefully you will get some useful information about our daily drinkers. Today is Sunday and we are winding down the weekend with a bottle of  Spanish wine that we […]

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