Georgia – Tbilisi and Beyond

It was incredibly peaceful until someone did something to enrage the monk, whether it was taking his photo or some other infraction, he let his displeasure be heard.

Highland Valley Wine Trail

“The secret is to be ahead of the curve and on top of our game,” says Gerry Cordiano. “All of our vineyards are young. As they grow and mature, we will be better than Napa/Sonoma and Paso Robles. Our soil is harsher here. That makes for stronger more flavorful grapes.”

A Quick Oxnard Getaway

She served bacon wrapped dates, won tons and mini hot dogs, all perfectly paired with the beers. Guy Fieri was in a few years ago for an episode of Diners, Drive Ins and Dives and you can still see where he signed the wall.

Live Wine Blogging – Reds

It’s red wines this afternoon, 1st up is 2012 J. Lohr Estates Falcon’s Perch Pinot Noir. Award winner at California… Read More »

The Wine Snob

I shared the wine with a couple of aficionados, one of whom crinkled his his nose, put the glass down and said “NGTPIM.” I gave him a puzzled look and he said, “Not going to put in mouth if it smells that bad.” He then proceeded to pour it out.