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Is a “Barrel Tour” in your future?

If you live in wine country, or are planning to visit a wine country in the U.S. then get ready for a ride, because this is “Barrel Tour” season. This weekend has kicked off the Umpqua Valley Oregon’s first Barrel … Continue reading

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“The Wine Snob”, let’s join their special club”

Things have certainly changed over the years. We no longer are satisfied with a cup of Maxwell House Coffee, or a bottle of  Budweiser. Instead, our tastes have matured to the world of Starbucks, with Café Mochas, and Latté’s, and … Continue reading

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A “Taste of Temecula”, surprise your palate

I had purchased two very fine, thick cut steaks yesterday to cook on the Traeger Smoker / Barbecue, which if you have never experienced, your just missing out, just saying. Of course, with a juicy steak, on a Friday night, … Continue reading

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Kalimotxo..Your premium wine..with Coke or Pepsi?

There is a “growing” trend in Asia, sneaking it’s way to other parts of the globe, and for us “wine snobs”, it tends to be shockingly discussing, or baby steps for future wine snobs. It’s called Kalimotxo, and it’s the … 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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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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