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  • Tips For The Casual Wine Drinker: Is There a Right Way to Drink Wine?

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 10-03-2017

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 7/16/2016 We all love to drink wine but what do we really need to know to make sure that we are doing it right? 

  • A Wine-dy Drive

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 10-03-2017

    Author: Mike Madigan Date: 8/29/2015 If you want to come to wine country here in northern California, and aren’t in the mood to do any

  • Wine and Pizza

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 10-03-2017

    Author: Mike Madigan Date: 8/23/2015 One of the most obvious pairings that I can think of for wine, and the most fun, and the most human.&nb

  • Tips on Pairing Food with Wine

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 10-03-2017

    Author: Lamar Engel Date: 7/12/2015 We often hear the term - 'How to pair wine with food' which for most of us, can be daunting as the choices seem endles

  • Why Swirl the Wine?

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 10-03-2017

    Author: Mike Madigan Date: 7/21/2015   Quite simply, it wakes the wine up, coaxes it open for appreciation and so all the flavor components in its structure are mor

  • Have a Wine Tasting Party!

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 10-03-2017

    Author: Sue Straight Date: 6/29/2015 Here is a recipe for a fun and informative wine tasting party:   6 to

  • Walk A Vineyard

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 10-03-2017

    Author: Mike Madigan Date: 8/3/2015             At any stage in the development of the grapes, whether there&rsqu

  • What is a good wine?

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 10-03-2017

    Author: Sue Straight Date: 6/12/2015 This question comes up a lot and the answer is fairly simple: if YOU like it, then it’s a good wine for you to drink. Like art, musi

  • Ten New Pink Wine picks with Class and Style

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 10-03-2017

    Author: Christopher Sawyer Date: 6/29/2015 During the summer and fall months, dry rosé style wines are fantastic to serve with tangy cheeses, charcuterie platters, gazp

  • Gently introduce your non-wine-drinking friends to the wonderful world of wine!

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 10-03-2017

    Author: Sue Straight Date: 6/20/2015 If you have friends whose alcoholic beverage of choice is usually beer or cocktails, but they are willing to give wine a go, try the f

  • How To Hold A Wine Glass

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 10-03-2017

    Author: Sue Straight Date: 6/11/2015 “How do you hold a wine glass?” I get asked this question frequently. The first thing I would say is “carefully and upright, so you don’t spill the wine,” but there actually is a right and a wrong way to h