Category Archives: California

Clos Du Val Three Graces
California
February 24, 2020

Clos Du Val Three Graces

Years ago during my first visit to Napa Valley we stopped by Clos Du Val winery with friends for a tasting. Clos Du Val is family owned and has an important history in Napa wine.  (If you are a wine geek like me, you may Read More >>

Roth Estate Winery Visit
California
October 28, 2019

Roth Estate Winery Visit

On my recent trip to San Francisco to visit my little sister and her newly expanded family, we took a day trip to Sonoma to visit two properties in the Foley-Sonoma portfolio: Chalk Hill Estate Winery and Roth Estate Winery.  Roth Estate Winery was our Read More >>

Chalk Hill Estate Winery Visit
California
September 17, 2019

Chalk Hill Estate Winery Visit

  I just got back from a fantastic extended weekend in San Francisco!  A few years ago my little sister left me in NYC to relocate to the West Coast.  It’s been difficult not seeing her as often as I would like.   Now that my Read More >>

Parducci True Grit Reserve Petite Sirah 2013
California
February 9, 2017

Parducci True Grit Reserve Petite Sirah 2013

I have come to the realization that I don’t drink enough Petite Sirah.  I love a big, bold red but always tend to gravitate towards your typical Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, or Malbec.  My friend and coworker Stefanie is always seeking out Petite Sirah but it Read More >>

Napa & Sonoma Whirlwind Weekend
California
July 26, 2014

Napa & Sonoma Whirlwind Weekend

In February we had the pleasure of returning to Napa, CA but the downside was that we only had two days to spend in the area. With so little time we decided to do Napa on Saturday and part of Sonoma on Sunday. Since Sonoma Read More >>

Clos Du Val Ariadne 2010
California
January 30, 2013

Clos Du Val Ariadne 2010

With the temperature swinging drastically over the last couple of weeks my mind is conjuring images of summer and the upcoming boating trips we will be planning.  Half the fun is choosing which wines we will bring aboard for our voyages and sip while enjoying Read More >>

Charity Case Wines
California
February 25, 2012

Charity Case Wines

As a wine lover do you really need an additional reason to buy a bottle and pour your  next glass?  How about if you knew that the wine you were purchasing donated 100% of their proceeds to helping those in need?  Charity Case Wines is Read More >>

Napa Valley Trip 2011
California
December 4, 2011

Napa Valley Trip 2011

This past August my boyfriend Andrzej and I were finally able to take a trip to California and tour Napa Valley.  I decided to tack the trip onto my Vegas business trip so we would have three full days of tasting to do.  Not a Read More >>

California
June 15, 2011

Rodney Strong Chardonnay 2009

A while back I had purchased two bottles of Rodney Strong wine at my local wine store and blogged about how much I enjoyed their pinot noir.  I finally got around to trying the chardonnay and like the pinot noir it did not disappoint.  Located Read More >>