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…

Wine of the Week; 2001 Joseph Phelps Insignia

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.  Or for this week, an outstanding wine – the 2001 Joseph Phelps Insignia. The Winery In the late 1960’s, Joseph Phelps was running one of the largest construction companies in the…

TGIF Bubbly! 2012 Yorkville Cellars Sparkling Petit Verdot Brut Rosé

My wife and I usually make it a point to drink sparkling wine on a weekly basis.  It’s typically Friday night…thus “T.G.I.F. Bubbly”  It’s a celebration of sort, to the end of the work week.  We switched it up a bit this week, because we always have a sparkling wine for Thanksgiving.  We chose the 2012 Yorkville…

Wine Of The Week – 2007 Robert Mondavi Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

My wine of the week for February 25th to March 2nd was a no-brainer for my wine of the week. Last Saturday was Open That Bottle Night, an event held annually, the last Saturday in February. According to the organizers: Every year since 2000, on a special Saturday night in February, friends, couples and groups around…