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..)


ElectionsVote There is a growing trend for restaurants with only a wine and beer license to serve beverages that mock popular cocktails, and are made with a wine or soju-based beverage instead of a distilled one. ((more..)


ElectionsVote Back in 2014 I traveled to Paso Robles and visited Law Estate Winery. Loved everything they had to offer and was overdue for a revisit when an invite from my #LAWineWriters group appeared. This was fr(more..)


ElectionsVote My husband is NOT a gin fan. He’d rather have tasteless vodka over the botanicals that can sometimes overpower, in his opinion, a gin. I’m the opposite, I love the nuanced aromas and flavo(more..)


ElectionsVote Since starting Eve’s Wine 101 Consulting for wine-based and non-wine based businesses I’ve been reading marketing books, going to lectures and taking classes.   One book sent to (more..)


ElectionsVote In writing wine and spirit reviews, which include comprehensive tasting notes on appearance, aroma, flavor and sometimes a score, it would be remiss for me not to explain that even when I’m not (more..)


ElectionsVote The first thing and last thing I got from this revised second volume of Vertical from author Rex Pickett: Miles is almost completely redeemed from the character he played in Sideways. Maybe not his BF(more..)