WINEormous with Chef Ikedo Kiyokuni

Umi at Pechanga

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

If you feel like splurging, check out the chilled Grand Seafood with a whole Maine lobster, shrimp, oysters and king crab legs for $80. Appetizers range from $9 to $16 and entrees run from $25 to $59.

Gardens at Finca La Carrodilla

Baja’s Incredible Valle de Guadalupe

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

Over-sized concrete chairs and sofas dot the patio. Empty wine bottles are embedded in cement. They built the winery using natural ingredients, most of them sourced locally.

WINEormous wine review council

International Wine Review Council

Saturday, August 8th, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

This wine offered plenty of citrus on the nose, mostly lime and was mineral on the palate. It proved quite food friendly and was wonderful with the St. Géric blue-veined triple crème from Fromagerie Guilloteau.

WINEormous at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Park

Claremont – My Kind Of Town

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

Plate after glorious plate of food kept appearing. Where the hell was it all going to go?!?

WINEormous with Tom Gore Vineyards

A Farmer’s Wine – Tom Gore Vineyards

Friday, July 24th, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

He called it an “incredible value and a must buy” at $14. Cindy gave it four out of five stars and said it “tastes more expensive.” Tony thought it drank more like a $30 or $40 bottle.

WINEormous at Campo Viejo

Visiting Campo Viejo

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

Elena and her team are highly conscious of the environment and make sure the winery meets or exceeds every standard for emissions. Water is re-used for irrigation. The goal is to have a completely sustainable winery.

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Claremont Restaurant Week

Thursday, July 9th, 2015 | Posted by Tom Plant

While keeping the original family recipes, they “keep adding a French touch” says Bruno. They use fresh produce and prepare everything from scratch.