2013 Sobon Barbera


  2013 Sobon Barbera Amador County In the previous post, we reviewed the Terra d'Oro Barbera from Amador County. Today we give you the 2013 Sobon Barbera. Like the Terra d'Oro, we purchased the Sobon Barbera at the Nob Hill supermarket in … [Continue reading]

Amador County Barbera – 2014 Terra d’ Oro Barbera


Amador County Barbera Wine The Amador County wine region has long been known for its outstanding Zinfandel. Barbera from Amador takes a backseat to Zin from Amador, but that should not be the case. Amador is just about the best place to grow Barbera … [Continue reading]

2013 Renwood Old Vine Zinfandel – an incredible Amador Zin @$13.99


2013 Renwood Premier Old Vine Zinfandel - Nob Hill $13.99 The Renwood winery in Amador County has been one of the best known and long-standing wineries in the County. A few years ago an Argentine company purchased Renwood. The new owners made … [Continue reading]

Bordeaux Report


Bordeaux Report - Top five reasons to visit Bordeaux Hello, Everyone, from Bordeaux. We are enjoying our stay in this fabulous French city. We are lodging in the center of town at the Majestic Hotel. There are several restaurants, stores and wine … [Continue reading]

Bonterra Chardonnay – perfect party wine

The Bontarra Chardonnay made from organic grapes

The Bonterra Chardonnay made from organic grapes 2014 Bonterra Chardonnay Monterey This is one of the better-tasting inexpensive Chardonnay wines you will find on the wine shelves. The Safeway and other supermarket stores carry the Bonterra … [Continue reading]

Evodia Garnacha – Crazy good at $7

Evodia Garnacha 2014

2014 Altovinum Evodia Old Vines Garnacha - Costco $6.99 I purchased the 2014 Altovinum Evodia Old Vines Garnacha at the South San Francisco Airport Costco Store. What a terrific wine for $7! A week later I shopped at the Foster City Costco, looking … [Continue reading]