Wine Festivals

Went to Urban Wine Experience(UWX) 5 today. Urban wineries are wineries that don’t own any vineyards, instead they purchase grapes from growers and make wines. It was the best yet. What I enjoy about wine festivals is that you get to try a bunch of wineries without driving all over the place. UWX was 18…

My First $100+ Cab

Thanks to a friend of mine whose husband sells wine, we had the opportunity to taste a couple of well regarded highly rated iconic Napa Valley Cabs, including the 2006 Beaulieu Vineyards (“BV”) Georges de Latour Private Reserve (“GLT”) which sells for $115/bottle on the BV website. That’s too rich for my blood, so I…

Riesling Week 2010 is upon us!

Looking to try something new? Well it’s the 6th Annual Riesling Week July 26th-August 1. Sure it’s just another marketing gimmick to pry hard earned dollars from our hands, but so is a Gatorade commercial! Think of it as an opportunity to try a new white wine (Please…step away from the Chard/Sauvignon Blanc, and no…

Hello world!

Why “ENOFYLZ“?… it’s what’s on my personalized license plate! It’s the somewhat phonetic spelling of the word “Oenophile” (: \ˈē-nə-ˌfī(-ə)l\) – which is a lover or connoisseur of wine. Well I don’t consider myself to be a connoisseur of wines, but I’m definitely a wine lover. I became seriously interested in wine a couple of…