Wine Country Fires

Two weeks ago we traveled to Mendocino and Sonoma wine country. The smell of autumn was in the air, and beautiful Fall colors had begun. Today, we have fire devastation in parts of Mendocino, much of Sonoma, and in the Napa Valley. It is remarkable how things can change so quickly. It will be a … [Continue reading]

Blue Quail Wines – Terrific Organic Wines

Blue Quail wines

Blue Quail Wines - Terrific Organic Wines at excellent prices We are on a wine tasting mission today, stopping in the town of Hopland on Highway 101. Hopland is in Mendocino County, 35 minutes north of Healdsburg. We like several of the wineries in the Hopland area, but a long-time favorite of ours … [Continue reading]

Heartfelt Wines half-off sale

Heartfelt wines

Heartfelt Wines - Zinfandel and Petite half-price sale Dan Morgan, owner and winemaker of Heartfelt Wines, is in the process of clearing inventory. He is putting up some of his older vintages for sale at half-price. Dan is a small-production … [Continue reading]

Which 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Wines at Costco to Buy Now

2014 Robert Mondavi Napa Valley Cabernet

Best Buy - 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon at Costco The 2014 Vintage in California will go down as one of the great ones and especially for Cabernet Sauvignon. The best of the California Cabs from 2014 are out on the wine shelves. Stock up and age them in … [Continue reading]

2014 Tridente Tempranillo – Massive

2014 Tridente Tempranillo - $12.99 at Costco I found this wine at the Foster City Costco, and they had plenty on shelves a week ago. The 2014 Tridente Tempranillo is a much more robust Tempranillo than I can remember having tasted before. I thought … [Continue reading]

Gigondas – Do you know this wine?

Kirkland Gigondas

What better way to get to know a Gigondas wine from France's Southern Rhone wine region than tasting this $14.99 gem with the Costco Kirkland Signature label. It is an authentic Gigondas wine, with the beautifully-embossed Gigondas crest on the … [Continue reading]