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Her philosophy is simple. Get it right in the vineyards and use a hands-off approach. She makes three wines; Guwürtztraminer, Cabernet Franc and the crown jewel, Cabernet Sauvignon.
“Inspired by the ancient traditions of Persia, Rooted in the modern expressions of California.” You’ll find those words of the back of every bottle of wine from Fazeli Cellars. Bijan (BJ) Fazeli and his wife Wendy began looking at land about 14 years ago with the idea of growing grapes in Temecula. While they were [...]
Sokol Blosser started in 1971. I had the pleasure of visiting the winery last night. “Pinot is our passion.” Non vintage Elevation Red. Syrah based with 12 other varietals.
Ahead of the Wine Bloggers Conference in Portland, we visited Washington County in the famed Willamette Valley. Wine Bloggers Conference Pre Excursion to Washington County, OR from Tom Plant on Vimeo.
What do you do with a beautiful, spacious home with a spectacular view that is sitting vacant and unused? Well, if you’re Mike Janko, you spend six months renovating it and name it Bel Vino House. Mike purchased Stuart Cellars last year and immediately changed the name to Bel Vino Winery. Plans have been drawn [...]
Ira says he’s “almost obsessive” about keeping yields to three tons or less per acre. He employs extended maceration and fermentation and is utilizing the talents of Ed Sbragia, winemaker emeritus for Beringer as a consultant.
As a final course, we were treated to a coconut macaroon torte served with a luscious white chocolate Grand Mariner crème. (Now you must be salivating.) What could make this dish more wonderful? A bright ruby Chocolate Strawberry wine that was full of fruit and strawberry aromas, yet on the palate had a mild chocolate taste that was only slightly sweet and did not overpower the delicious dessert