A Spirited Holiday Gift Guide

It has every element of a fine tequila without a hint of harshness. At $60 a bottle, it’s worth every penny. This is one tequila you’re going to want to sip and savor.

2015 Holiday Gift Guide – From Vines

Tom Gore told me that on a recent phone visit. A second generation farmer, his dad moved to the Alexander Valley in 1973 and Tom was born two years later. His 2014 Chardonnay lets the vineyards speak.

Canada’s Craft Cider Revival

The tasting room is right on the Vermont border and hosted by a lively gentleman named Tex. He has been with the company since the start and brings lightness and humor to cider tasters. Just don’t ask him where his nickname comes from. Well, maybe you should.

Argentina at San Antonio Winery

The music continued and the smell of smoke from meat being grilled began to waft into the room. You expect Malbec when you attend an Argentinean tasting and we tried two from 2012; La Posta Pizzella from Mendoza and Colome Estate from Salta.

Walk Into Yesteryear At Bernardo Winery

Our friends, like us, raved about class themed “Off the Hook” featuring seafood preparations with whites and sparkling wines. “Romantic Roman and Italian Dinners”, also immensely popular and fun feature the winery’s bold reds.