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GREAT NEW RELEASES FROM TABLAS CREEK VINEYARD – ROSÉ, WHITE, AND RED

      Two Compelling 2019 Rosés It’s rosé time and the two new rosés from Tablas Creek Vineyard I am sure will be among the best of all the 2019 rosés yet to come. Don’t miss them! 2019 Tablas Creek Vineyard Patelin de Tablas Rosé Paso Robles This rosé is made from 76% Grenache, […]

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IT’S ROSÉ TIME & MORE

    TOAD HOLLOW VINEYARDS   Toad Hollow Vineyards consistently makes fine food friendly and value priced wines sourced from Northern California vineyards. Their mission statement is to produce quality wines that are delicious, interesting and accessible. They also say they are an amusing and friendly bunch and believe drinking wine should be as FUN […]

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ANOTHER GREAT VALUE PRICED WINE FROM TOAD HOLLOW

  This Time It’s 2017 Lodi Cabernet Sauvignon   It is amazing to find such consistently high quality wines at such affordable prices. But Toad Hollow is the real deal. Their 2018 Toad Hollow Vineyards Dry Rosé of Pinot Noir Eye of the Toad Sonoma County, 2017 Toad Hollow Vineyard Unoaked Chardonnay Francine’s Selection Mendocino County and 2016 Toad […]

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2018 ROSÉS – THE GRAND FINALE

     All Good Things Must Come To An End As the saying goes “All Good Things Must Come To An End.” So this article represents my last article on the stunning 2018 Rosés (to read the earlier articles click here). I am very selective in the rosés  I choose to buy and to taste, […]

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GREAT NEW WINES – RIDGE & TABLAS CREEK

      This fall there are several really delicious new red and white wines that have just been released from Ridge Vineyards and Tablas Creek Vineyard. They are really special. Don’t miss them! RIDGE VINEYARDS – FALL 2019 RELEASES New releases from Ridge Vineyards are always a treat. Year after year Ridge Vineyards produces […]

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TOAD HOLLOW VINEYARDS

  Toad Hollow Vineyards makes consistently fine food friendly and value priced wines sourced from Northern California vineyards (to read an article on other wines released earlier this year click here). Their mission statement is to produce quality wines that are delicious, interesting and accessible. They also say they are an amusing and friendly bunch and […]

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CHANIN WINE COMPANY

It was in 2011 when I first visited Gavin Chanin who had just launched his own winery after an apprenticeship at Au Bon Climat and Qupé with Jim Clendenen and Bob Lindquist (to read that article click here). Gavin could not have had better mentors. I have known Jim since before he launched Au Bon […]

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2018 ROSÉS – PART 3

  The 2018 Rosés keep rolling in and it is clear that carefully selected there are many stunning wines. I have written 2 earlier articles on 2018 rosés and I would urge you to read them for more suggestions and background (to read my first 2018 rosé article click here and to read part 2 […]

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BONNY DOON VINEYARD LAUNCHES A NEW LE CIGARE VOLANT & LE CIGARE BLANC

  THE WINES ARE STUNNING & REPRESENT SOARING VALUE!   Randall Grahm is the Bonny Doon Vineyard founder and winemaker. My long time good friend, wine buddy and Underground Associate Editor, Ed Lazarus, introduced me to Randall in the 1970s. Randall was searching for property to plant Pinot Noir in the Santa Cruz Mountains and we went […]

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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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