Tasting room wine sales of less than a case are frequently packaged in winery bags these days. Whether configured to hold one, two, four or six bottles, winery bags are a convenient way to carry your wine purchase home. If you’re in tasting rooms often and buy wines there frequently, as many Wine Adventure explorers […]
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Warm days are still with us, so I’m back with another summer wine recommendation – 2014 Husch Vineyards Chardonnay. This wine is another affordable discovery purchased at Diablo Foods in downtown Lafayette, CA. Family owned and operated, Diablo Foods is currently celebrating 48 years in business and offers the best produce, meats and customer service in the […]
This past Thursday (July 28th) BevMo! held the grand opening of its 160th store in Lafayette, California. The shop is located on the northeast corner of Mt. Diablo Boulevard and Lafayette Circle in the west Mt. Diablo shopping district (see map below). Thank you, BevMo!, for my special invitation to the opening.* If you’ve shopped the […]
More great summer wine is popping up everywhere, including the 2015 By.Ott Côtes de Provence Rosé ($25). I purchased this wine at the grand opening of the new BevMo! store in Lafayette, CA this past week (see my article BevMo Grand Opening). Domaines Ott was founded in 1896 and has been producing rosé since 1912 in France’s […]
The Hello Vino wine pairing app, available for iPhone or Android, is a great app that I find handy for use at home or when shopping for wine or food. The app looks at pairing from several different directions, as shown on the home page (photo right). One of the challenges to precise wine/food pairing […]
Warm summer days here in Northern California keep us pulling corks from bottles of white wine suitable for serving on the cold side. This past week I went back to Costco to find another great value in white wine for Wine Adventurers to enjoy in this heat. I’m happy to share a good and affordable […]