Wine of the Week; 2010 Stage Left Cellars – The Emcee

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 Stage Left Cellars – The Emcee. The Winery Stage Left Cellars is an urban winery located in Oakland, California not too far from Jack London Square. By urban…

9th Annual Urban Wine Xperience

One of the things I love most about living in the East Bay.  It’s a wine-lovers paradise.  Napa Valley, Sonoma, the Santa Cruz Mountain, and Livermore Valley wine regions are all within a 90 minute or so drive.  Even so, I frequently find myself also taking advantage of the East Bay’s Urban Wine Country, which includes a dozens of…

#DrinkPink Rose of the Week: 2013 Dashe Cellars Grenache Rosé

Summer is officially here!  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! This week’s rosé is the 2013 Dashe Cellars Grenache Rosé. The…

Wine of the Week: 2010 Dashe Cellars Todd Brothers Zinfandel

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 2010 Dashe Cellars Todd Brothers Zinfandel. The Winery Dashe Cellars, founded by Michael and Ann Dashe in 1996, is an…

Drink Pink Rosé of the Week: 2012 A Donkey and Goat Grenache Gris Isabel’s Cuvée

It’s that time of year… Yes, it’s Rosé season!. With that in mind, I’ve embarked upon a   series of weekly “Drink Pink!“ Rosé tastings.  This week’s Rosé is the 2012 A Donkey and Goat Grenache Gris Isabel’s Cuvée. The Winery Donkey and Goat Winery is a family owned and operated urban winery located in Berkeley, California.  The winery is owned by Jared…

Wine of the Week; 2010 Stage Left Cellars Go Getter

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 2010 Stage Left Cellars Go Getter The Winery Stage Left Cellars is an urban winery located in Oakland, California not too far from…