We're at Number 2 in our countdown of Christmas 2017 Top 10 Wine Gift Ideas. This wine opener set has everything a wine enthusiast needs to correctly open and pour a great glass of wine. The easy to … [Read More...] about Christmas 2017 Top 10 Wine Gift Ideas – No. 2 (Wine Opener Set)
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We're at Number 3 in our countdown of Christmas 2017 Top 10 Wine Gift Ideas. Serving wine at the proper temperature can be critical to bringing out its best features and I've long been a fan (and … [Read More...] about Christmas 2017 Top 10 Wine Gift Ideas – No. 3 (Wine Thermometer)
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Featured Wine Destination
Our December Featured Wine Destination is Larkmead Vineyards. Located just east of Highway 29 between St. Helena and Calistoga in Napa Valley, Larkmead is easy to find and worth a visit. Most of their wines are produced in limited quantity and available only to club members and tasting room visitors. Larkmead doesn’t produce a wide range […]
Wine Of The Week
Our Wine Of The Week is Orrin-Sage 2014 Pinot Noir, Sonoma County. This is a big Pinot Noir with many characteristics found in bolder varietals, including black cherry and chocolate. Very smooth on the palate with a velvet finish. I opened it to breath for a few hours, bringing out soft floral notes. Alcohol is moderate […]