Monthly Archives: June 2011

La Vielle Ferme Rouge, Cote du Ventoux, France 2009   WS 87 Perrin Natural, Cote du Rhone, 2009 Altocedro Tempranillo, Mendoza, Argentina 2009 Castle Rock Merlot, Columbia Valley, Washington 2008 Aresti Pinot Noir, Curico Valley, Chile 2009 Bulletin Place Shiraz, South...
Here are the wines we enjoyed on Saturday in our French-themed dinner and wine tasting: – Duval Leroy NV Brut Champagne – $39.79 – Guigal “Lieu-Dit” Blanc (Saint Joseph) – $51.79 – Jean-Marc Brocard “Vieilles Vignes” (Chablis) – $33.79 –...
Here are the wines we enjoyed last Friday: – Monte Vicor Cava (Spain) – $15.99 – Dr. H. Riesling (Germany – Mosel) – $14.99 – Vina Sardasol Rosado (Spain – Navarra) – $14.99 – Man Vintners Pinotage (South Africa –...
One of the hottest wineries we’ve tasted this summer is the Pares Balta winery in Penedes, Spain.  This family- run winery was founded in 1790 and operates totally organically.   Their vineyards are planted on a variety of soil types and...
This is simple and delicious!  I dreamed this up at the beach last week and it’s a perfect summer thirst quencher. Ingredients: Hendricks Gin Fresh Local Watermelon Fresh Mint Preparation: In a highball glass pour in 2 oz of Hendricks...
When you’re out at Kroger picking up some meat to throw on the barbie this Independence Day, don’t forget to stop by our shop and pick up a couple or three bottles of Zinfandel.   No, I’m not talking about White...
– Monte Vicor Cava – Calatayud – NV – $15.99 – The White Knight Viognier – Clarksburg – 2008 – $12.99 – Dr. Hermann “H” Riesling – Mosel – 2008 – $18.99 – Vega Sindoa Rosado (Garnacha) – Navarra –...
Drink to your health!  In these times when we are focusing on being heart healthy, it should be stated again, even if you have heard it before, that one to two glasses of wine each day is good for you. ...