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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...

Wines of Castilla – La Mancha, Spain

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailGeography & Climate La Mancha is the largest continuous vine-growing region in Spain.  A large elevated plateau right in South-Central of Spain.  The region endures consistent trend of seasonal climate: very cold winter and dry hot...

Wines of Priorat, Spain

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailGeography & Climate Situates on the lower western corner of Catalunia west of Penedes, Priorat is a rather small region; most vineyards are planted on steep slopes around the district of Monstant.  For a long time,...

Wines of Salta, Argentina

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailGeography & Climate Salta is Argentina’s most northernly wine region, it borders both Bolivia and Paraguay to the north.  Vineyards are planted at 5500 feet and some at over 9000 feet.  Although, the land isn’t rich...

Wines of North Island (Aukland and Hawke’s Bay) , New Zealand

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailGeography & Climate North Island is the smaller of the two main islands in New Zealand, the mountain ranges lay as the backdrop for this tropic-like island.  Soil consist of mountain run-offs, such as sand, limestone,...

Industry Tasting at Pessagno Winery, Syrah Idyll Times Vineyard San Benito County 2007

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailTasted: September, 2010 Out of dozens of wineries in the area, Pessagno was one of the first few I visited.  At the time, they were pouring their 2007 Syrah from Idyll Times Vineyard.  San Benito county...

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%...