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Rich & Spicy 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon California

Bourbon Barrel Aged Wine - Will you like it? I recently received a sample of  Cabernet Sauvignon, a Bourbon barrel aged wine. The name on the bottle is Rich & Spicy. According to the producer's PR guy: "Although it's only been on the market for about a month, the response from consumers has … [Continue reading]

Two Worthy Zinfandels at Costco

Bella Grace Amador Zinfandel

Looking for Zinfandels at Costco Costco has plenty of choices for Zinfandel wines and ones from several California wine regions. In this wine review, we have two Costco Zinfandels to recommend. They are currently at our local Costco in San Mateo. One Zinfandel is from Sonoma County and the other … [Continue reading]

Which Type of Chardonnay Drinker Are You?

Butter your style of Chardonnay?

Types of Chardonnay Which type of Chardonnay drinker Are you? What's your style of Chardonnay? Are you a no-oak, no- butter Chardonnay wine lover or are you a fan of big buttery, creamy, oaky Chardonnay?  Or, somewhere in between these two?  For … [Continue reading]

Pinot Noir with Costco Salmon Milano with Basil Pesto Butter

Costco Salmon Milano with Basil Pesto Butter

We have this dish often because it is so easy to prepare and great for entertaining. If you are a Costco shopper look for the Costco Salmon Milano with Basil Pesto Butter in the fish case. It is ready to bake in a 400-degree oven for 25 to 30 … [Continue reading]

Tasting Expensive Pinot Noir

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Vintage Wine Tasters - Blind Tasting Expensive Pinot Noir Wines Each year in January our wine tasting club holds a special blind tasting. We call it our Spurlge Tasting. The tasting event is held at a local restaurant followed by dinner. We taste … [Continue reading]

Sauvignon Blanc Wines at Trader Joe’s

Trader Joe's Sauvignon Blanc

I found two excellent bargain Sauvignon Blanc wines at Trader Joe's. If you shop at Trader Joe's both are worth trying. These two  wines are Elizabeth Spencer Mendocino Sauvignon Blanc 2016 and the Bonterra Sauvignon Blanc 2016.  These two … [Continue reading]