Chenin Blancs to Savor

Forty years ago, there was a vast amount of California Chenin Blanc vineyards. Many wineries like Charles Krug made a ton of Chenin Blanc. In 1996, Charles Krug pulled the plug on Chenin Blanc. Now it is just in a handful of wineries and a small … [Continue reading]

Pizza Wine

Fig pizza and red vino Pizza Wine - What Matches Pizza is one of the best eats known to humanity. During this COVID Pandemic, pizza has been a hot item. It is easy to find pizza joints in your town where you can pick up a pizza or have it … [Continue reading]

Old Vine Zinfandel – Better than Young Vine Zinfandel?

We recently posted "It is Zinfandel Time" in which we recommended several Zinfandel wines under $20. Most of those wines have "Old Vine" Zinfandel on the label. Check the Zinfandel section in a wine shop and you'll see Old Vine on most of the Zin … [Continue reading]

It is Zinfandel Time

It is Zinfandel Time January is Zinfandel Time. The organization that goes by the name of ZAP (Zinfandel Advocate & Producers), for over the past 20 years has celebrated Zinfandel in January. COVID will prevent this celebration to happen with … [Continue reading]

Sourdough and Wine

Sourdough and Wine Did you ever think that you would like to be a winemaker? In March of 2020, when the Pandemic forced us to stay home, many took to baking sourdough bread. I was one of those, and I am still baking today. Along the way of … [Continue reading]

Wines to Start 2021

The new year offers hope and an eventual return to a normal life. Wine will continue to supply us with many good things in the coming year. It will take us to all parts of the world and give us much enjoyment with our meals, family and friends. Here … [Continue reading]