WINEormous wine tasting

Another WINEormous Wine Tasting

Saturday, June 13th, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

We ended the evening with a yet to be released wine, 2011 “The Phantom” from Lorenzi Vineyards in Temecula. Al loved the nose and the wine. Chris commented on the dark ruby color with chocolate and dried cherries on the nose and thought it was nuanced.

WINEormous with Sassy Mamas

Temecula’s Sassy Mamas

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

Flavors include “Pompous Pomegranate”, “Giddy Garlic Cracked Pepper”, “Oh My Yum Orange” and several others including seasonal offerings like “Classy Clove and “Wild Cherry” made with Maraschino cherries and bourbon.

WINEormous at Campo Viejo

Campo Viejo – It All Begins In The Vines

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

After touching down in Bilbao, we made our way into the land of wine legends – Rioja. We came over the crest of a hill and there it was. Sprawling rolling vineyards interspersed with small ones. We wound our way into the town of Logroño, where at 8:30pm, the temperature hovered in the 80s. I […]

WINEormous good times in vines

Good Times In The Vines

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

While the Mickey Arnett Duo provided the musical backdrop, Chef Marty and his able team began wowing the guests with his garlic pineapple ginger glazed tropical shrimp skewers paired with the 2012 Vienza Pinot Grigio from Europa Village.

WINEormous tasting

In Our Glasses

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

Brian called it “superb, unbeatable at the price.” Kim called it smokey, leggy and oaky. I liked the expressive nose and picked up cherries and berries.

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A Taste of Germany and France

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

A blend of Ugni Blanc, Colombard, Sauvignon Blanc and Gros Manseng, it features a citrus nose, lemon/lime with a hint of kiwi. It’s a perfect summer wine and at $8 it won’t hurt your budget.

WINEormous at Melissa's

Springtime at Melissa’s

Monday, April 27th, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

Most people are passionate about beets, Robert told us. They either love them or hate them. I must confess I fall into the latter group.