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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 […]

A Day in Dry Creek Valley Wine Country, Sonoma, CA

As part of our twentieth wedding anniversary road trip, we spent a day in Dry Creek Valley Wine Country in Sonoma, California. We love the wines being produced in this area of Sonoma. They tend to be big, bold reds. You’ll find Zinfandel, Syrah, Petite Sirah, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon among others. Zinfandel is the […]

Seghesio – A Sonoma Winery & 2009 Chianti Station

Seghesio is a beautiful Sonoma winery with a rich history. They offer food and wine pairings so we decided to splurge and partake in a pairing with our close friends Brandon and Sarah Trenz. Here is the menu:   We loved all of the wines but we especially enjoyed the first one: 2009 Chianti Station, […]

Truett-Hurst Petite Sirah 2010

Truett-Hurst Winery is located in our favorite wine region: Dry Creek Valley in Sonoma. The winery was recommended to us by another winery so we decided to drop in. We are super happy we did. This place is so pretty. The tasting room is modern with couches to lounge on. Outside there’s a nice outdoor […]

Yoakim Bridge 2008 Petite Syrah

Jane and I just returned from a trip to Sonoma with two of our dearest friends, Brandon and Sarah Trenz. We have started a tradition of meeting in wine country in September and Yoakim Bridge Winery is one of many finds from our adventures in Sonoma. Each time we visit Sonoma, we make sure to […]

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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