Zinfandel from a solar-powered estate winery, plus a local brew to save wildlife
This week in Vine & Dine
Santa Cruz Mountains-grown Syrah, plus a weeknight revelry
A Trout Gulch Vineyard Pinot Noir, plus goodies from Malabar Trading Company
A luscious Chardonnay to pair with Seascape’s new menu
A passionately made Pinot, plus fruitcakes from Big Sur, and local chocolates
Holiday sale on cases of this easy-drinking Rio Del Rhône
Cabernet and superb fruit wine from Fortino Winery
Blanc De Blanc Sparkling Wine is best shared with the one you love
A new Intreccio to splurge on over the holidays
A family trip to the Gold Country in mid-October included a birthday celebration. And what better way to celebrate another trip around...
From Chile’s Casablanca valley to Capitola’s Pelican Ranch
Robust Cabernet Franc 2011 from shale-and loam-rich soil
Saddle up for Maverick wine from Comanche Cellars
Award-winning Zinfandel from the newest winery on the block
Citrusy Chardonnay 2013 is a great fall wine
An easy-drinking Chardonnay from Downhill Cellars
The wine world is buzzing about this Pinot Gris
Clos LaChance Viognier is right on the money
I recently met up with three friends for dinner at Sanderlings at Seascape Beach Resort. We chose to eat outside so we...
Michael Simons, owner and winemaker of Comanche Cellars, once had a trusted steed called Comanche, which was part of his paper route...
Nearly all of Pleasant Valley Vineyards’ wines are named after family members—nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, and so on. Winery owners Cathy and Craig...
John Benedetti was pouring his splendid Sante Arcangeli wines recently at Lester Family Vineyards—a delightful event attended by many, complete with good...
Pinot shows they’re so much more than their famous Mercury Rising
A much-anticipated annual event at Bargetto Winery is the release of their very special La Vita red wine. June 7 was the...
Calling all Merlot lovers—Hunter Hill has released its 2013 estate Merlot ($25)—and a superb one it is, too.
Chianti Classico Riserva from the heart of Tuscany
If you love dessert wine, then you will go nuts over Beauregard Vineyards Late Harvest Riesling, 2011. For a mere $20, you...
Bruzzone Family Vineyards is a small operation run by Berna and John Bruzzone. Starting out a few years ago making only Chardonnay,...
The most popular red wines found on store shelves are also those most commonly known, such as Pinot, Zinfandel and Merlot. But...