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Industry Tasting at Elementary Cellars, Napa Valley California.

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailElementary Cellars Volume I Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Napa Valley Early in 2015, a gorgeous sun-blessed day in Napa Valley Wine country set up for some pleasurable wine tasting; quite a few outstanding wines on the list...

Industry Tasting at Palmaz Vineyards & Cave Winery Napa Valley, California

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailPalmaz Vineyards, this place is very new to Napa Valley but already making giant leap.  Beautiful estate with an impressive cave winery.  The entire production takes place inside a massive cave, 4-story high winery eliminates the...

2014 record-breaking drought, how it affects California wines?

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailIt has been 10 years since California has seen another drought this severe.  Empty reservoirs and underground water threaten the livelihood of California agriculture; with this rate, the next best commodity to pour your life savings...

The Iconic Opus One, a must-visit winery in the heart of Napa Valley

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremail The History “Opus” is a Latin word meaning an artistic composition by a well-established artist.  If the taste of a Napa Valley wine could be compared to the sound of a musical masterpiece, that wine...

Which wines will actually get better with age?

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailAs we learned from the previous article that not all wines will get better with age, only a small number of them will. And when someone talks about aging wines, it isn’t 3 or 4 years...

Wines of California

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailIf one region could best represent wines of the world, it would be California boasting the most diverse wine growing and producing region. In its beginning, California has long been known for large quantity low quality...

Beaver Creek Vineyards Fairytale Napa Valley and Lake County 2008

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailTasted: Dec 2013 Beaver Creek offers this vintage from two different vineyards, one from Napa Valley and one from Lake County; both are Bordeaux blends with a slight difference. From Napa Valley vineyard, 41% Merlot, 36%...

Joseph Phelps Insignia Napa Valley 2007

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremail  Tasted: Oct 2012 Not cheap at close to $200 bottle, rated 97+ and beautifully crafted. Joseph Phelps has long been a great name in Napa Valley Wine Country.  Its signature series: Insignia has been rated...