#6 Live Blogging #WBC: Mt. Boucherie Summit Reserve 2010 Chardonnay

This 2010 Chardonnay won a gold from the Canadian wine awards. It is from Similkameen Valley. The vineyards are about 35 years old. Barrel fermented with nine months in French oak with ML (Malolactic Fermentation). Rich, smooth Chard. $25. Rich and buttery.

#5 Live Blogging #WBC13: 2010 Township 7 Chardonnay

2010 Township 7 Chardonnay is named after a tax assessment. Kept in French and American barrels about 9 months. Creamy Chard that has a bigger roundness due to lees stirring (when the wine and grape skins are agitated). Light fruit with soft honey on the palate. The price is $24.99 CAN. Snaps to the winemakers […]

NoCo North Coast Chardonnay 2010

It’s hot again in LA! After a bike ride in the oppressive summer heat, it was time for a cool break and some Chardonnay from the Northern Coast of California. The grapes are from Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, Marin and Solano Counties. They were hand harvested from sustainable vineyards. Fermentation took place in 100% stainless […]

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 […]


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