Thanksgiving Wine Tips

Best wines for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Wine Tips What wines to bring or serve for Thanksgiving? Each year this topic is covered in hundreds of articles and blog posts. Bottom line, there is no wrong wine to bring or serve for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. The best wines … [Continue reading]

Two Excellent Best Buy Wines at Mollie Stone’s

Mercer Malbec

Best Buy Wines at Mollie Stone's - Mercer from Horse Heaven Hills One of the things I like about the Mollie Stone's wine department in Burlingame is the boutique label offerings: Blue Quail, Trecini, Sobon, Mercer, and others. These are not your … [Continue reading]

Wine and Cheese – What cheese with what wine

Wine and Cheese - Guide to pairing wine and cheese Cheese, cheese, and more cheese. What wines do you serve with cheese? What types of cheese go with what wines? We learned much about cheese from the Cheese Twins. The Cheese Twins spoke at our recent … [Continue reading]

Try This Rioja for $10.99

Hazaña Rioja wine

2015 Bodegas Abanico Hazaña Viñas Viegas Rioja - K&L Wines $10.99 Vintage Wine Taster Jerry hosted a tasting of several Tempranillo wines. The wines were from the Rioja and Ribera del Duero regions of Spain, and one from Jerry's home base in … [Continue reading]

Two Wines from the Desert

desert vineyards

Two wines from the desert - two different countries Desert wine-growing regions have two distinct advantages over other wine regions. One is the dry climate, and the other is irrigation control. The dry environment offers vineyards protection from … [Continue reading]

Put Walla Walla and Yakima Valley on Your Wine List

Washington wines

We recently attended the annual Wine Bloggers Conference held in the city of Walla Walla, Washington. There are so many amazing facets to discover in this wine region.  We spent time visiting wineries and sampling many wines from both the Walla Walla … [Continue reading]