Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting Basics: The Four S’s of Wine Tasting

Introduction The setting: you are on your first or one of the your first visits to a wine country area and the group has made a stop at the first winery of the day.  After paying the $15 or so dollars to do a tasting is completed, a wine glass has been handed to you…

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Tuscany Vineyard

Wine Country Production – Behind the Scenes

If you watch any amount of TV, you would have invariably come across commercials that basically state the more of something you have the better.  Lately, this concept has been played out in a few of the cell phone company commercials. For example, with Verizon, the more bandwidth you have available for your phone the…

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Turkey and Red Wine Glass

Don’t Stress About What Wine To Serve At Thanksgiving

It is the last-minute, and you are cooking the Turkey and all of the trimmings, but you haven’t had time to give one minute of thought as to what wine to serve with your wonderful meal. So what do you do! I’ll tell you what to do.  Don’t Stress Over It!  It doesn’t matter!  You…

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Thanksgiving Wine

Thanksgiving Wine

Next week is Thanksgiving and you are wondering what wines to serve for the afternoon and into the evening.  So if you are like me and want to prepare for that all important meal where you reflect back on all we are thankful for with our family and friends, you want to make the right…

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Pairing Wine and Halloween Candy

Wine Food Pairings with Halloween Candy

I am sure most of us from time-to-time have come across many articles on various wine and food pairings.  For example, with the Thanksgiving and Christmas Season’s coming up on us very soon, we will I’m sure come across articles on the best wines to pair with Turkey, Ham, prime cuts of beef, casseroles, and…

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Paso Robles Winery

Paso Robles Wine Country Attractions:2013 Wine Enthusiast Wine Region of the Year

California is a state with many high quality wine making regions.  Of course, most people have heard about the world-renowned wine regions of Napa, Carneros, Sonoma, and Russian River Valley. As you make your way south from the Napa/Sonoma area, you are brought to the Monterey Wine Country and the Santa Lucia Highlands.  This is…

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