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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 […]

2010 Domaine Charles Audoin Marsannay Cuvee Marie Ragonneau

Upon opening a recent shipment from one of our wine clubs – Wandering Dog Wine Bar, we were pleased to see a French wine included in the box. Since we are Southern California winos we tend to focus on California and other domestic wines. But, as you might imagine we were very glad to have the opportunity […]

Is Beaujolais Nouveau “the” Thanksgiving Wine?

                      After years of hearing about Beaujolais Nouveau and its connection to Thanksgiving, we decided this year that we needed to try it. Many times we’ve enjoyed a nice Beaujolais Villages at a local Chinese restaurant. So I felt pretty confident that the Gamay grape […]

Costco’s Kirkland Offers Up Two Affordable and Delicious French Wines

Two of Costco’s Kirkland wines getting high ratings? Wine Spectator gave two of its French wines scores of 89 and 91, respectively. This was something we had to investigate seeing that we’re always on the look out for good, affordable wines. So today we went to Costco to return an item and decided to go […]

Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais, Moulin-A-Vent, Domaine des Rosiers 2009

So its summer, and man is it hot outside. Since it’s tough to drink a big Syrah or Cabernet in the midst of a hot summer day, I decided to try a new bottle of  Beaujolais – the 2009 Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais, Moulin-A-Vent, Domaine des Rosiers to be exact. Since it’s made from the light-bodied Gamay […]

The Mercantile Wine Bar, Hollywood, CA

It’s Sunday and Steve and I are ready to relax in the 90 degree LA weather. We looked around and decided to try The Mercantile Wine Bar in Hollywood, CA. And boy were we glad we did. First they have a huge, free parking lot in the heart of Hollywood. That’s nearly impossible to find. […]

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