WINEormous at Heart of the House

Temecula’s Heart of the House

Saturday, August 27th, 2016 | Posted by Tom Plant

Now I began to worry. Each bite was so good, but where was I to put what lay ahead? I wasn’t even to the salads yet!

WINEormous wine tasting

We Taste Wine

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 | Posted by Tom Plant

Al called it the “best $14 Cab I’ve tasted.” While it got a fair share of four and five-star scores it also got a few ones and twos.

WINEormous at Musashiya

Musashiya Udon – Authentic In America

Saturday, August 20th, 2016 | Posted by Tom Plant

Have you ever heard of Carbonara Udon? Neither had I before I set foot in Musashiya. Japanese/Italian fusion? That’s new one on me, but it was absolutely delicious.

WINEormous at WBC16

WBC 16 Live Wine Blogging – Reds

Saturday, August 13th, 2016 | Posted by Tom Plant

Yesterday it was white wines, today we taste reds. Listen to the presentation, sniff, taste and write. 10 wines in an hour – all reds today. First up – Peirano Estate Wines. The Other 2013 red blend, Lance Randolph, 4th generation grower/winemaker. 50% Cab, 40% Merlot and 10% Syrah. He does 14 different wines. Out […]

WINEormous with Lucas wine.

WBC 16 Live Wine Blogging – Whites

Friday, August 12th, 2016 | Posted by Tom Plant

8000 cases, $16 a bottle retail. Great mouthfeel, very round. Cold fermented, full cluster press. This is one I recommend buying by the case. Michael David is Lodi’s largest family-owned producer.

WINEormous wine tasting

Wine in the Glass

Thursday, August 4th, 2016 | Posted by Tom Plant

“Black fruit, cinnamon, spice and everything nice” said Ken. Laura simply said “the best.” “OMG with BBQ” Susan said.

WINEormous at Paisano's

Italy Meets Brazil at Paisano’s

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 | Posted by Tom Plant

For the main course, chef prepared what has to have been the most beautiful Ossobuco I’ve ever seen. A fall off the bone braised veal shank served atop a ring of saffron risotto presented with a small fork to savor every bite of the marrow.