Petite Sirah Wines

Big, bold, and beautiful Petite Sirah Petite Sirah is our wine of the week. Petite Sirah is not petite, quite the opposite. The grape may be small, but the wine it makes is big and lush. It begins with a dark, inky color in the glass. The character is robust with dark fruit flavors, spice, and … [Continue reading]

Blue Quail Wines – Organic Wonders

Are you near a Mollie Stone’s grocery market? If you are, you need to stop in and try the Blue Quail wines from Potter Valley in Mendocino County. You can also purchase the wines from the Blue Quail online wine shop. Try 1000Corks.com or Wine-Searcher.com to find other wine shops near your home that … [Continue reading]

Try these Reds Wines from the Sierra Foothills

The sustainable vineyards of Sobon Estate The Sierra Foothills is producing some fantastic wines. Are you missing out on these great wines at excellent prices? The Sierra Foothills has the soils, elevation, and climate, not to mention the … [Continue reading]

Battle of Rhone Whites

Paso Robles and the Adelaida AVA - Home to fantastic Rhone wines Which Rhone white wines are better, those of California or those of France? We, the Vintage Wine Tasters, have spent the past two weeks tasting several white Rhone wines. Perhaps … [Continue reading]

Barbera vs Barbera

Amador County VS Barbera D'Asti California Barbera or Italian Barbera? A face-off between California Barbera and Italian Barbera. Which one will the Vintage Wine Tasters prefer? Over the last two weeks. the nine members of the Vintage Wine … [Continue reading]

Recent Costco Wine Shopping

Recent Costco Wine Shopping The Pandemic has limited my wine shopping at my local Costco stores. A few weeks ago, I received the first dose of the Moderna vaccine. I read where, after 14 days, you have 80% protection. Still nervous, but wanting to … [Continue reading]