Monthly Archives: January 2013

Cold and Professionally tapped Guinness in Old Sacramento

Yesterday afternoon was pure pleasure for me, with the sun shining, smiling visitors walking the streets, and new adventures around each corner, I was in Old Sacramento, California. Being in Northern California a couple days before attending this years ZAP … Continue reading

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If “things go better with Coke” why not try wine?

Wine has been used many times in many fashions together with another beverage, to make a cocktail. But have you ever heard of Kalimotxo before? The name alone is a challenge in itself to try to pronounce, probably more after … Continue reading

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’09 Tempranillo Release Party with Earl Jones at Abacela Vineyards Winery, Oregon

I had the well anticipated pleasure of attending a “release party” at Abacela Vineyard & Winery in Roseburg, Oregon last evening for their 2009 Estate Tempranillo. I have known these owners and staff since they first re-located here and planted … Continue reading

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A special delight for Valentines Day ?

If you’re looking for a place to get away from it all, relax, have some good eats and maybe get a massage, then the Allison Inn and Spa should be in your sights for the next long weekend or vacation. … Continue reading

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Rewarding to befriend the “small new stranger”

Having just finished devouring the latest issue of Wine Spectator, I sit back reflecting on specific articles within this ever so popular “Wine Geek Bible”. I myself anticipate it’s arrival, and pour through it’s pages, therefore I do include myself … Continue reading

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A Visit to the “King”, King Estate Winery, Oregon

One of the largest production wineries and production facilities in Oregon,with perhaps the most recognized is that of King Estate Winery in Eugene Oregon. I find it amazing that after many years living here, I had never been to the … Continue reading

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Serve this wine before a dinner party, after a dinner party, or AS a Dinner Party !

I recently had the opportunity of sipping a wine I was aware of, yet had never had the experience of tasting. Being among other things, one of my favorite vices in the wine arena, this is a sparkling wine called … Continue reading

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