Perfection at the pool

Le Gout d’Autrefois Blanc Limé The background goes like this.  Back in the 60’s in the Southwest region of France, this wine was the go to sipper for café patrons.  I guess at some...

CAN I have a Rosé?

Underwood Rosé Bubbles Summer is in full swing and what better time to grab a 6 pack of rosé and hit the beach.  A day at the beach should be relaxed, uncomplicated and carefree. ...

Dive in

Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc If you want a white wine that will please everyone this is a good choice. I really love Kim Crawford, I’m partial to New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc in general. This...

A Chardonnay for the day

La Crema Chardonnay This is a favorite Chardonnay of a good friend so I’ve had it many times in her company.  The moment that stands out for me is an afternoon in the middle...

Beauty of Loire

Domaine de la Perriere Sancerre Sancerre is Sauvignon Blanc from the Loire Valley in France. I visited the Loire Valley a few years back.  We spent our day touring the many chateaux and drinking...

Relaxing Chinon

Domaine de Pallus Chinon Les Pensees de Pallus I love the idea of a traditional story book picnic.  Heading out onto some perfectly green spot by a river on a warm day. I would...

Pinot for the party

Au Bon Climat Santa Barbara Pinot Noir Grab, go and drink! This is always a solid choice.  The style is casual but not rustic.  You won’t have any complaints if you serve this up...

Savor every sip

Debeaune Morgon Belles Grives  One of the things I love most about opening a new bottle of wine is when I pour my glass swirl and smell and then get an aroma I’m not...

A bouquet of roses

Gerard Bertrand Cote des Roses Spring has finally sprung and if you are browsing around a wine shop you will certainly see an abundance of Rosé.  I instantly gravitate to them, mainly due to...

Serve with music

Les Hérétiques Carignan Carginan is the name of grape.  Many regions use this varietal in their blends, but here we see it on it’s own, and it’s fabulous.  This is a light to medium...