ElectionsVote Wish I could remember who it was that told me that I must meet and interview winemaker Guillaume Fabre, the owner of Clos Solene at the new Tin City area of tasting rooms in Paso Robles. Funny thing w(more..)

ElectionsVote In March of 2011 I met with winemaker Ben Mayo when he was with Eberle, and was duly impressed with his skills. Now, come to find he’s moved over to a 100 year old winery – San Antonio Win(more..)

ElectionsVote A few months ago I made a formal announcement about the types of wine classes/tasting I can present, and it dawns on me now that some of these would be perfect for that host or hostess that wants to d(more..)

ElectionsVote Today we will be tasting one bottle of Terre de la Custodia Montefalco Rosso DOC, with suggestions for serving on your holiday table and details on the grapes used in this particular bottling. Tastin(more..)

ElectionsVote This week I tasted a new Prosecco (at least it was new to me) and along with the bottle for review I received a little education for wine 101ers on the difference between Italy’s Prosecco and Fr(more..)

ElectionsVote Ferrari Trento, the Official Sparkling Wine of the recent 2016 Emmys, celebrated their sponsorship of the 68th Emmy Awards season with an exclusive lunch on Monday, September 19 at Wolfgang Puck at Ho(more..)

ElectionsVote Hello Eve, An increasing number of wineries in South Africa are engaging in transformation through the production of socially sustainable wines made by a new generation of Black winemakers…and (more..)

ElectionsVote After regrettably missing out on a wine luncheon orchestrated by Cori Solomon of the #LAWineWriters Cori reached out to the winery and connected me so that I could review a few samples from home. The (more..)

ElectionsVote This is only my second year at the Western Foodservice Show and Expo and I always look forward to the educational seminars provided as well as being introduced to the latest in all things related to f(more..)

ElectionsVote At a well organized wine tasting of Austria’s Domäne Wachau at Boa Steakhouse West Hollywood I learned (among other things detailed below) once again that not all Rieslings are sweet, and w(more..)