Killer Value: 2007 Cotes-du-Rhone

The wines of the Southern Rhone Valley, as I have discussed before, are always some of my favourites. The red wines, based primarily on a blend of  Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre are generally soft and juicy with a touch of spice. The whites, made primarily from a blend of Grenache Blanc (different from the red […] Continue reading

Farewell to Wine Country

Alas, all good things come to an end. I wanted to drop a quick update and say we are now leaving Napa and headed back to San Francisco. It’s been a crazy run from the hillside cliffs of Highway 1, to the rolling hills of Paso Robles, the showy glitz of Napa Valley, the Rattle Snake laced slopes of […] Continue reading

California…Here We Come

In just over a week I will once again be basking in the grandeur of California wine country. My brother Cody will be joining me on the trek to the wine regions of Napa Valley, Sonoma and Paso Robles. It is sure to be an epic journey ripe with culinary delights, beautiful landscapes and of course…copious […] Continue reading