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  • It's World Gin Day, Let's Have A Cocktail!

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 05-06-2017

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 6/11/2016 The Gin and Tonic has been done over and over, so why not branch away from the norm and find a cocktail on World Gin Day that change

  • How To Talk Olympics With A Drink In Your Hand

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 17-05-2017

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 8/8/2016 The Olympic Games are underway and medals are already being handed out to hard working athletes who have eff

  • DAOU Tasting Room

    Author: Alma & Joe Filutze Date: 14-04-2017

    Author: Alma & Joe Filutze Date: 12/11/2016 Daou Vineyards & Winery is more than just a mundane winery, it is the dream and passion of Georges and Daniel Daou. Daou Vi

  • Celebration of Mexican Independence Day in Sonoma, California

    Author: Alma Callan Date: 15-03-2017

    Author: Alma Callan Date: 9/13/2015 BuyWine.com loves the ‪&l

  • Tempranillo and Food

    Author: Danny Rodriguez Date: 15-03-2017

    Author: Danny Rodriguez Date: 9/14/2015 Beautiful Pairings Spanish Tempranillo ,labeled as from the Rioja, is

  • ¿Por qué ser un sommelier?

    Author: Luis Miguel del Castillo Rodríguez Date: 15-03-2017

    Author: Luis Miguel del Castillo Rodríguez Date: 9/13/2015 Ser un sommelier hoy en día es la envidia de muchas personas, nos hemos convertido en las nu

  • ??? (Mid-Autumn Festival)

    Author: ????? (Chrisbella, Christine Ho) Date: 15-03-2017

    中秋節,月圓人團圓,是東亞的重要傳統民俗節日,每年農曆的八月十五。中秋節不單單是華人的節慶,受中華文化的影響,中秋節也是日本、越南、韓國的傳統節日。

  • Mourvedre' - "Rustic Pairings"

    Author: Danny Rodriguez Date: 15-03-2017

    Author: Danny Rodriguez Date: 9/21/2015 Mourvedre’ has been a production in both France and Spain. The varietal has been an integral part of a French Rhone ble

  • FOOD & WINE OF BUDAPEST "Walking Your Way Through The Best of Hungary"

    Author: Bonnie Carroll Date: 15-03-2017

    Author: Bonnie Carroll Date: 9/29/2015 Even for travelers who know their way around food and wine in a European city it can be difficult to find exactly what you are

  • Pumpkin Patch at "The Shed Country Store & BBQ"

    Author: Alma Callan Date: 15-03-2017

    Author: Alma Callan Date: 10/7/2015 The Shed Country Store & BBQ is located at 3100 Golden Gate Drive, Napa, California 94558 in the Carneros region of the beaut

  • Top Notch California Syrah

    Author: Danny Rodriguez Date: 15-03-2017

    Author: Danny Rodriguez Date: 10/5/2015 2013 Melville Verna’s Estate Syrah with pork tenderloin   Melville Winery, in

  • Napa with Rudd

    Author: Stephen Roebuck Date: 15-03-2017

    Author: Stephen Roebuck Date: 10/5/2015 Day One: It was a beautiful Tuesday morning and I was excited to start our Na

  • "Brix" Restaurant

    Author: Joseph & Alma Date: 15-03-2017

    Author: Joseph & Alma Date: 10/11/2015 If you are traveling up valley, don’t miss this wonderful restaurant. Brix Restaurant and Gardens located at 7377 St

  • "Maya Restaurant"

    Author: Joseph Filutze & Alma Callan Date: 15-03-2017

    Author: Joseph Filutze & Alma Callan Date: 10/8/2015 Ever been to a restaurant that just leaves you satisfied and in a good mood? Maya r

  • "Let's Save The Prosecco"

    Author: Ciro Pirone Date: 15-03-2017

    "Let's Save The Prosecco" Author: Ciro Pirone Date: 10/9/2015 Glera (the grape) also known has Prosecco (the wine) is probably one of t

  • Willamette vs. Russian River

    Author: Mike Madigan Date: 15-03-2017

    Author: Mike Madigan Date: 10/18/2015 For Pinot Noir, of course.  This has been something with which I have toiled for so l

  • And on Pinot...

    Author: Mike Madigan Date: 15-03-2017

    Author: Mike Madigan Date: 10/18/2015 Not as problematic as so many say it is.  And it’s not so fragile, believe me!&

  • "Cop to Somm"

    Author: Ronald Plunkett Date: 15-03-2017

    Author: Ronald Plunkett Date: 10/17/2015 This is my story and I'm sticking to it. I have a very different background than most of my contemporaries in the wine

  • Write It All Down

    Author: Mike Madigan Date: 15-03-2017

    Author: Mike Madigan Date: 10/18/2015 Write simply in your wine journal.  Don’t be wordy, don’t be overly syllabic, just use singular words, or two or three word expressions. 

  • Chardonnay... This again...

    Author: Mike Madigan Date: 15-03-2017

    Author: Mike Madigan Date: 10/18/2015 I used to think I was anti-Chardonnay.  But not anymore, really.  Oak is not a bad thing, not at all nega