Monthly Archives: August 2016

Kicking Off the Harvest Season in Carneros

The Tognetti-Bayview Vineyard in the Carneros region of California’s North Coast kicked off the 2016 grape harvest for sparkling wine specialist Schramsberg. The first grapes were brought in on August 3. “The Bayview vineyards every year come in earliest of

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Want to Go Wine Tasting? You Have No Excuse!

If you’ve really been wanting to visit a winery but have thought they’re simply too far away from where you live, allow me to explode that myth. Presuming you live in the United States or Canada, the numbers say you

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Lightly Sweet Wines & Pairings for Soda Fans

“Do you like Pepsi?” That’s an easy question for someone to answer, presuming they’ve tasted the soft drink. Some may answer in the affirmative, others may say they prefer Coca-Cola, and still others may say they avoid soft drinks altogether.

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What’s That? You’ve Never Had Wine With a Cupcake?

Every Tuesday and Thursday night, six or seven food trucks park in a lot that’s a about a half-mile from our place. We’ve been driving by this mini culinary camp for months, nearly every time saying something like, “We’ve got

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