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Featured Wine Destination
Our October Featured Wine Destination is Pride Mountain Vineyards, a high elevation winery that straddles the border of Sonoma and Napa Counties between Santa Rosa and St. Helena. Pride is one of few cave tours I recommend, as the caves are somewhat unique and integrate a tasting in the process. If caves are not your thing, the […]
Wine Of The Week
We end September in mid-harvest with an excellent Napa Valley Wine Of The Week – 2013 Swanson Vineyards Merlot. One of my favorites featuring this varietal, Swanson adds a touch Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot to create a wine that is built to reach its peak in seven to ten years. A deep, rich wine even now, […]