CUPCAKE RED VELVET WINE

CUPCAKE RED VELVET WINE Cupcake Red Velvet wine was unexpectedly excellent! From Livermore, CA the 2011 Cupcake Red Velvet is a blend of red varietals with a Zinfandel base. Released winter of 2012, it was...

GLUTEN FREE WINES

GLUTEN FREE WINES Wondering about gluten free wine? There are a wide variety of reasons you may be avoiding gluten, from wheat allergies to Celiac disease. If you are avoiding wheat and gluten, you may be...

BAREFOOT CABERNET SAUVIGNON

BAREFOOT CABERNET SAUVIGNON For this review I teamed up once again with my good friend Big Al. We settled in to taste the 2012 vintage of this wine on its own and then paired with a simple cheddar. As...

WHEN WINE GOES BAD

WHEN WINE GOES BAD Today I'd like to share three quick tips with you about how to tell if a wine has gone bad. Now to be clear, this isn't about whether someone likes a particular wine or not. Good vs. Bad...

TYE DYE RED // PERMEATES THE PALATE

TYE DYE RED // PERMEATES THE PALATE Tie Dye Red Blend wine comes from Tie Dye Cellars in Sonoma, California. In this review of Tie Dye Red Blend wine we’ll go over the price, alcohol content, taste and...

NOBILO SAUVIGNON BLANC

NOBILO SAUVIGNON BLANC Nobilo Sauvignon Blanc is a crisp white wine from Marlborough, New Zealand. Nobilo was started by Nikola Nobilo. He left Croatia in 1943 and moved to New Zealand to plant the vines and...

CATENA MALBEC // UNIQUE

CATENA MALBEC // UNIQUE For this review I tasted the 2012 vintage of this wine. In the glass, Catena Malbec is quite dark. Little to no light gets through this wine. The color is simply very dark plum. It...

WATERSTONE // FOR TWO

WATERSTONE // FOR TWO Iwas recently sent a sample of two wines from the Waterstone Winery to taste and review, their Chardonnay and their Pinot Noir. Both from Carneros. Their winery is located in Napa,...

OLD SOUL // DEEPLY ROOTED

OLD SOUL // DEEPLY ROOTED The vines of Old Soul Wines are said to be deeply rooted in the soil. As a result, the vines are able to stand up to drought conditions and produce grapes that ripen...