Wine of the Day; 2013 Silverado Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon GEO

This is an enticing, delicious,well-structured wine that is sure to please! Fruit for this wine is sourced from the Silverado Vineyards’, Mount George Vineyard located in the Coombsville appellation of the Napa Valley.  It was one of the first vineyards planted to vitis vinefera in the Coombsville AVA. Under the care of pioneering Napa vintner,…

Wine of the Week: 2010 Robert Craig Affinity

Every Thursday I feature a wine I particularly enjoy, whether it’s something new and different, is a great value, or from a producer worth checking out.  My Wine Of The Week is the 2010 Robert Craig Affinity. The Winery The eponymous Robert Craig Winery was founded in 1992; he has been involved in the wine industry for many years, most notably at…

#Cabernet Day – In Words and in Deeds

Yesterday was #CabernetDay – a worldwide celebration of the Cabernet grape ( you do know there’s another Cabernet beyond his royal highness Cabernet Sauvignon, right?- there’s also Cabernet Franc) .  It’s a chance to get together with friends and kick it with some Cab! Since there’s hashtag you can also kick it with your friends…

What A #CabernetDay!! Library Tasting of Monte Bello and SCM Estate at Ridge Vineyards

Ridge Monte Bello Cabernet Day Library Tasting What better way to kick off California Wine Month, than Cabernet Day?!   I’d been looking forward to this superb opportunity to taste the iconic Ridge Monte Bello that, along with the Santa Cruz Mountains Estate, is a Bordeaux blend.  It was also a chance to taste a…