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Wine Questions: Rutherford Dust and Rutherford Case

Welcome to our Wine Questions Of The Week submitted by followers of this site and our social media accounts. Questions this week focus on the central Napa Valley’s Rutherford area. Here are our two Wine Questions Of The Week: Question 1: “On a recent tasting trip to Napa Valley I heard Rutherford dust mentioned several times. […]

Header Photo: Hills North of Kunde Family Winery

Our Wine Adventure Journal home page header photo (as of the date of this posting) shows vineyards at Kunde Family Winery now dormant in winter and green hills to the north in Sonoma County wine country (map below). The photo was taken on a recent afternoon when the sun broke through for a few hours, then clouds hovering over […]

Wine Questions: Sonoma County vs. Sonoma Valley

Welcome to the first new feature added to Wine Adventure Journal in 2017 – weekly wine questions submitted by followers of this blog and our social media outlets (Twitter, Instagram). Wine questions are answered each Wednesday, so please submit your questions using the form below and watch for answers (tagged #WineQuestions, #WineWednesday or #WW). Do you have […]

Don’t Recycle Those Winery Bags – Repurpose Them

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 […]

Alexander Valley Vineyards Tasting Room Adventure

Alexander Valley Vineyards is located in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley AVA northeast of Healdsburg, where Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot are the primary wine crops and several other varietals fit in just fine. Alexander Valley is named for Cyrus Alexander, an early Sonoma County settler who ran cattle and farmed in the area beginning in the mid 1840’s. The […]

50 Christmas Gift Ideas For Wine Lovers – Day 50

50 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas For Wine Lovers – Day 50. We’ve saved the best holiday gift idea for last. There are many traditions tied to Christmas, but the oldest and most enduring is Peace On Earth, Good Will Toward Men. With that in mind, consider these gifts ideas: Say something nice to someone Offer help […]