ElectionsVote My first thought when I picked up Bianca Bosker’s Cork Dork tale was oh boy, I was going to learn some new tricks here. Three hundred pages later I not only learned a cellar full of tricks but a(more..)


ElectionsVote It’s no secret that I’m a fan of recipes from the 12 Bottle Bar book, and not just because the authors have generously served up how-to-make bitters and how-to-make scrubs at Cocktails on (more..)


ElectionsVote Well of course I coaxed local winemaker Steve Lemley from Pulchella Winery into letting me taste their - co-winemaker Nate Hasper definitely had his hand on this one - first ever 100% ROSE OF TANNAT t(more..)


ElectionsVote Way back in 2010 when I was doing my course work and studying for the WSET Level 2 Award in Wine and Spirits (WSET) I documented the journey. I shared my notes, what I was learning and some of my fear(more..)


ElectionsVote I studied just a half page on the wines of Idaho when I was preparing to be tested (and pass) my American Wine Specialist® Certification course last year. Frankly, I was pretty intrigued(more..)


ElectionsVote It’s no secret that Eve’s Wine 101 co-hosts Cocktails on the Roof (save the date: 8/25/17!) and is currently recruiting wineries – and guests – to Wine in the Pines. (That date(more..)


ElectionsVote This past month I got to sample some of the wines from Tablas Creek in a preview tasting held at Salt Creek Grille Valencia and organized by Carl and Terry Kanowsky. Why? On February 22 I ran the new(more..)


ElectionsVote International-renowned sommelier, Noel Shu, provides in-depth look at the modern Chinese wine industry and guides us through the misty vineyards and crowded wineries of China. I can’t recall th(more..)


ElectionsVote Produced by my wine pal Mark Newman, CEO and Founder of Accolade Brands Inc., the Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri Tour stopped inside Santa Monica Airport’s Barker Hanger this past week. This is wha(more..)


ElectionsVote The White Knight Prosecco hails from the Treviso region in Italy and is made from Glera grapes. White Knight Prosecco EVE’S TASTING NOTES Tiny bubbles raced to a frothy top, adding in the col(more..)