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Tahoe City, CA
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The secrets of Sangria

  Once upon a time in Spain, a creative party planner mixed some spicy red wine with fresh fruit and a pinch of spice and,...

Cool wine names         

Tell the truth; the first time you purchased a bottle of Mollydooker Shiraz “Carnival of Love,” the name was part of the attraction. Wines...

Wines of Lebanon, Greece

When it comes to the history of wine, there is clearly more than one viable origin story, but the one I like the best...

Time for pie

Tahoe weather is warming up, Memorial Day is on our doorstep and barbecue and picnic season has arrived. Vegetable and fruit boxes are available...

A Rosé primer

  On a recent stroll with Abigail, aka “The World’s Best Dog,” we passed a sidewalk cafe where, as was evident by their demeanor, two...

California’s Mountain Masterpieces

Some of the most memorable wines I’ve had in the course of my wine journey have come from mountain vineyards — opaque, structured behemoths...

Japanese spirits and cocktails

Japanese whiskey has taken the U.S. by storm. Some are light and smooth while others lean toward a rich scotch experience and most are...

Quality Aussie wines

I bet the first word that comes to mind when you think of Australian wines is big: big fruit, big alcohol and big critters...

Wines for spring

Spring is all about nature’s renewal. What better time to commit to some things new and wonderful in the wine world. For those of...

Willamette Valley: The New Burgundy

Our worldwide wine tour’s next stop is Oregon’s Willamette Valley, aka “The New Burgundy.” The Willamette Valley is becoming a great wine region because...

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