Tag Archives: red

Oh My! is that a “Deadliest Catch” Captain?

You can find many different choices of venue for wine and food events, from the formal “limited attendance” events, to events held in museums as well as in big tents or hotels. Some events are specifically paired with certain food, … Continue reading

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It’s “Presidents Day”, let’s have a drink and go shopping!

It’s “Presidents Day”, A day to honor such outstanding presidents as George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, and of course, a day for all the “Presidents Day Sales”, along with a three day weekend, for some. In honor of the great … Continue reading

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To take a Danube River Wine Cruise..or Not

I have recently been giving the thought of what larger trips I will make over the next couple of years, being larger international travel takes careful planning, for your time, as well as your money. As of yesterday, the plan … Continue reading

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Sip Southern Oregon wines, in a historic Stage Stop.

It’s been some time since I have written about our Southern wineries, below Douglas County that is. I did recently talk about Troon Vineyards and their participation in this years ZAP Festival in San Francisco a week ago (see previous … Continue reading

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Piece of Tail & Brazilian Steak and wine at Melrose Vineyard Valentines Winemaker Dinner

Last evening I attended an event at one of my local wineries, Melrose Vineyards Valentines Celebration Dinner, in Roseburg, Oregon. I have attended many winemaker dinners throughout the country , but I have to say that the experience that I … Continue reading

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The “Boutique” Winery, here to stay or gone tomorrow

In the early years of wine growing in the United States, the wineries that started up in that region worked very hard to become know to the European wine societies. The European wine market looked to the U.S. as a … Continue reading

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My “Top Ten” Choices from the San Francisco Zinfandel Festival

After just spending a delightful three days in San Francisco attending the 22nd Annual ZAP Zinfandel Festival, for the first time I might add, I sit here reflecting on mind and notes. What I tried to do at this event … Continue reading

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ZAP, Zinfandel Festival San Francisco 22nd Annual Day Three

This morning was the final day of my three day adventure in the world of Zinfandel. I have to say that I have just taken advanced studies in this red grape, and have a whole new appreciation for Zinfandel and … Continue reading

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I got “Jam Bombed” at ZAP Zinfandel Festival, San Francisco

I have just been “Jam Bombed!” Last night I attended for the 1st time, the 22nd Annual Zinfandel Festival in San Francisco. Four days on the road of Zin adventures in tasting the finest Zinfandels created on the West Coast … 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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