An American In Saint-Émilion #Winophiles

This week the French Winophiles continues its virtual exploration of the Bordeaux Region with a visit to Saint-Émilion, which is located on the right bank of the Gironde estuary.  Merlot is the dominant grape in this prominent wine region, which also a UNESCO World Heritage site.  To truly understand wine, you must understand that ultimately,…

An Awesome Judgment of Paris Inspired Blind Tasting #JOP40

The Pacific Point Wine Tasting Club (“PPWTC”) does a Judgment of Paris inspired blind tasting My wife and I founded the Pacific Point Wine Tasting Club in 2010.  Originally conceived as a neighborhood based wine tasting club, the club’s membership has grown dramatically. That’s primarily because friends of friends have joined the fun over the…

#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…

1 Bottle/2 Meals – A Great Value Cabernet Sauvignon From South America

This is a guest post by a fellow blogger I follow, Renee Keele.  She writes a blog entitled  Wine A Bit…you’ll feel better  Her blog is about food and wine with an Arizona twist.  One of the series she featured in 2011 that I enjoyed was called “1 bottle/2 meals”, wherein she would feature a…