#DrinkPink Rosé of the Week; 2013 Bodegas Ostatu Rosado

Rosé season is in full bloom, although truth be told, it’s Rosé season for me pretty much year-round for me!  With that in mind, I’m cranking up my annual series of weekly “Drink Pink!“ Rosé tastings.  It’s my quest for the best Pink Porch Pounders for $20 or less!  This week’s rosé is the 2013 Bodegas Ostatu Rosado. The…

The Best of California Grenache: 2013 San Francisco Family Winemakers Tasting

I attended the 23nd annual Family Winemakers of California tasting, held in San Francisco August 17th and 18th.  The tasting was open to both trade/media and the public on Saturday, and was trade/media only on Sunday.   The event was held at the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason in San Francisco. The Family Winemakers of California…

Wine of the Week And Great QPR!; 2011 Herencia Altes Garnatxa Negra

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. For this week, my Wine Of The Week is the 2011 Herencia Altes Garnatxa Negra.  About Herencia Altes  Herencia Altès is a project a long time in the making. For generations Nuria Altes…