Articles Tagged: California

Cali Mojito

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When in California, do as the Californians do…and sip on this California-themed cocktail.… Read more

2009 Caretaker Pinot Noir – Wine Wednesday

post iconAnother pick from Trader Joe’s. This wine was purchased for $9.99, a steal for a Pinot Noir from the Santa Maria Valley, which is near Santa Barbara California. For those of you who remember, this region was part of the Sideways journey. I am pretty picky about Pinot and this is one of the growing regions that I think produces some of the best Pinot Noir in California. My fave is Russian River and the Santa Maria Valley isn’t far behind. …Read More

Prohibition and the California Wine Industry

post iconToday, 92 years after Prohibition began, 79 years after it ended, California wines are counted among the very best in the world. …Read More

Liberty School 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon – Wine Wednesday

post iconLiberty School is one of several brands from Hope Family Wines in Paso Robles, California. The Hope family has been making Liberty School Cabernet Sauvignon since 1990. …Read More

Mark West Pinot Noir 2008 Review – Wine Wednesday

post iconWine Wednesday: Wine on a budget is possible … Mark West Pinot Noir …Read More