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Tahoe City, CA
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Tahoe summer wine picks

Every year your humble author internally debates: “Should I write another article about summer wines?” Well, with 2017’s mid-June temperatures in the 80s and...

Lesser-known wines with exceptional taste

One quality of all great producers and wine regions is a focus on what they can do at a high level and who they...

Mexican-American California wine producers

You don’t need to wait for Cinco de Mayo to celebrate with wines produced by Mexican-American vinters in California. The recent tasting at The...

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...

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...

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...

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