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2018 ROSÉ – Part 2

    Earlier this year I wrote about the high expectations I had for the 2018 Rosé vintage based on tasting only a few wines (to read that article click here). And, now a few months later I have tasted nearly 100 2018 Rosés and I can say that without question there are many great […]

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RIDGE VINEYARDS – SPRING 2019 RELEASES

   The Ridge Vineyards Spring 2019 releases are out. They feature 4 red wines and 1 white wine. And, true to form, they are all delicious wines with the typical Ridge character, balance, and appeal (to read a recent Ridge Vineyards article with notes on some of the wines released last year as well as […]

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TABLAS CREEK VINEYARD – SPRING 2019 RELEASES

  The Tablas Creek Vineyard spring 2019 releases are here and, as usual, they are not to be missed. This year there are six wines including two delicious white wines, two beautiful rosés, and two lovely red wines. These are wines not to miss. They represent the perfect trifecta! My notes on these six wines […]

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HAT TRICK WINES FROM TOAD HOLLOW VINEYARDS

Under the radar Toad Hollow Vineyards has come up with the hat trick producing 3 Outstanding new releases – one white, one rosé, and one red. They are all delicious and great bargains. If you like wines that are pure, balanced, and flavorful as I do then it is time for you to try this […]

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TABLAS CREEK VINEYARD – FALL 2018 RELEASES

  The Tablas Creek Vineyard fall releases are out and, as usual, they are wines not to be missed. There are 6 wines in total including 4 white wines and 2 red wines. All are really delicious. Tablas Creek Vineyard consistently produces really amazing and well-priced wines that few other California wineries can match (to read […]

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RIDGE VINEYARDS – FALL 2018 RELEASES

  The Ridge Vineyards fall 2018 releases are out. They feature 5 red wines. And, true to form, they are all delicious wines with the typical Ridge character, balance, and appeal (to read the most recent Ridge Vineyards article with a note on ingredient labeling and links to all previous Ridge Vineyards articles click here). […]

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2017 ROSÉS – PART II

This is the follow up to my first 2017 Rosé article. In that article I made reference to Part II and said that it will contain many notes on more rosés from different countries and regions plus many more notes on rosés from areas represented in the article. I also said that the format of […]

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2017 ROSÉS – A REMARKABLE VINTAGE PART I

  INTRODUCTION In May I published two articles introducing the 2017 Rosé season. THE ROSÉ PARADE   IS IT ROSÉ TIME? Since then I have been very busy tasting and drinking 2017 Rosés. It has become an annual rite of passage for me over many years now. And, after decades of buying, tasting, and drinking […]

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RIDGE VINEYARDS – SPRING 2018 RELEASES & MORE

    The spring releases from Ridge Vineyards are now here. There are four red wines and one white wine with four wines from the 2016 vintage and one wine from the 2015 vintage. As usual, the wines are very impressive. Notes on these spring releases are listed below and are followed by information on […]

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TABLAS CREEK VINEYARD – SPRING 2018 RELEASES

  The Tablas Creek Vineyard Spring 2018 releases are here and, as usual, they are not to be missed. They include a delicious white wine, two beautiful rosés, and two lovely red wines. The introduction from my first article on Tablas Creek Vineyard is shown below and is followed by tasting notes on the Spring […]

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