If You See Kay Red Wine

Jayson Woodbridge’s winemaking philosophy is “Wide open throttle or don’t bother doing it at all.” Keeping that in mind, no matter where you see kay, you can be sure you will be drinking a bottle of red wine made pure Attitude. Robert Parker said of Jayson, “Woodbridge is irrefutably a contrarian, but he is the […]

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Wine Tasting in Carmel Valley

The setting:  Celebrating my Husband Kevin’s 50th birthday in the beautiful Gardens & Tasting Room of Georis Winery in Carmel Valley. What makes Georis wines unique? Their estate vineyards are located 20 miles inland from the Pacific Coast. Hot summer days and cool nights bring complexity and concentration to the Estate fruit. Harvest can be […]

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The Heart of California’s Gold Country

We spent our Sunday in Plymouth California enjoying a couple of the newest wineries in the region.  First stop, the not so new Jeff Runquist Wines.  All of Jeff’s wines share a theme of fresh fruit reflective of the varietal flavors inherent in the grapes. Jeff selects grapes from vineyards that provide rich full flavors […]

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Earth Day Festival in Napa

 Napa For The Day… We walked the Earth Day Festival in Downtown Napa.  Food trucks galore…and one of my favs… Kara’s Cupcakes where we ordered a Fleur de sel cupcake.  Yum! We also checked out  the Phat Salads and Wraps food truck. Washing our California BLT Wrap down with a Lagunitas Brewing Company cool brew, […]

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Lodi Wine & Chocolate Weekend

Fresh back from the Lodi Wine & Chocolate Weekend, I have to say, It certainly looked successful for the Lodi Vintners!  However, not so successful for someone who really wanted to do some wine tasting.  We have never seen so many Limousines, Limo Buses (small and large), Limo Cadillacs, Navigators, and Excursions!  WOW!  WOW! WOW!  […]

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Bring Out The Barrel With El Dorado’s Winemakers

We recently enjoyed a beautiful Sunday afternoon with friends in El Dorado County at “Bring Out The Barrel”.   Each January, the El Dorado Winery Association presents this event which gives attendees the opportunity to taste the areas wines before they are bottled, blended or aged.  The weekend’s activities included food pairings and the opportunity to […]

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