Tempranillo – Spanish or Local (U.S.)

In the Rioja, Tempranillo is King Spainish Vs Local Tempranillo Tempranillo is the number one grape in Spain. The Rioja region produces the most Tempranillo, but many other wine areas of Spain also feature the Tempranillo grape. In California, Oregon, and Texas, we have several wineries … [Continue reading]

It is Sauvignon Blanc Time

Springtime means Sauvignon Blanc wine Spring season means Sauvignon Blanc time Sauvignon Blanc is an excellent wine for enjoying the springtime weather. Chilled white wine and the outdoors go hand-in-hand. Sauvignon Blanc wines are easy to find. Supermarkets and grocery stores carry many … [Continue reading]

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 … [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 … [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]