Monthly Archives: January 2013

How About a Glass of “Guy’s Grenache”?

You wouldn’t normally expect to find good wine at a diner, a drive-in or a dive. And yet the host of Food Network’s program devoted to those very establishments, Guy Fieri, has gotten into the wine business in a big way. According to this story in…

Posted in Wine Buzz

Wine and Chocolate… Together

There is not much middle ground when it comes to the topic of pairing wine and chocolate. Some sommeliers completely dismiss the idea that the two can even co-exist, let alone make beautiful music together. Others sing the pairing’s praises to the…

Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes, Wine Buzz

Needed: A New Name for “Two-Buck Chuck”

Say it ain’t so, Bo. Tell me it’s not true, Stu. That can’t be the plan, Stan. Actually, Bo, Stu and Stan have nothing to do with this, but Chuck does. So, what the heck is going on here, Chuck? For the last 10 years or so, we’ve been able to visi…

Posted in The Wine Business

Letting the Land Speak for Itself

The winery makes limited quantities of hillside estate red wines from its own sustainably-farmed vineyards. It’s a family-owned estate in Healdsburg, within the beautiful Dry Creek Valley. The wines are aromatic, complex and elegant. And the name …

Posted in Wineries of Distinction
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