WINEormous DeLeon Tequila

A Spirited Holiday Gift Guide

Saturday, November 28th, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

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.

WINEormous Holiday Gift Guide

2015 Holiday Gift Guide – From Vines

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

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.

WINEormous at San Antonio Winery

Argentina at San Antonio Winery

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

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.

WINEormous at Harney Lane

Lodi Delights

Thursday, October 15th, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

He put that idea on the back burner until he lost his job in 2004 and thought to himself ‘what the hell?’ Starting with $78,000 and a naive stubbornness, M2 was born.

WINEormous with Chef Oscar Escalante

Pairings at Lorimar

Sunday, September 27th, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

Clearly I needed more French fries, so chef promptly sent out an order of truffle fries ($6.50). The first thing to hit you is the aroma of truffles. They, too, were cooked to perfection and served piping hot.

WINEormous at Carter Estate Winery

Carter Estate Winery & Resort

Monday, September 14th, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

We checked into our suite and were immediately impressed with how well appointed it was. No attention to detail was spared. The bathroom was larger than many hotel rooms I’ve stayed in and the shower can easily fit two. Walk onto the patio and you’re in the vineyard.

WINEormous at Brooklyn Girl Eatery

This Brooklyn Girl Is On Fire

Friday, September 11th, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

For entrées we opted for the Argentinian style Gaucho steak and pan seared local white sea bass. Each carries a $10 up charge to the $30 restaurant week menu, but they were divine and easily worth the extra money. I challenge you to find a better $40 dinner.