Author Archive for Frank Mangio
Great wine begins in the vineyard somewhere between January and March as the season matures.
From Temecula to Napa Valley and beyond, this is the season of the year that can make or break a vineyard in California’s considerable wine
It’s the big top of all wine events in Southern California.
Last week we brought you up to date on the big gains logged in by Temecula Wine Country and its 35 wineries.
It fits that the next big event for Temecula Wine Country is the Harvest Celebration Nov. 2 and Nov. 3.
In a move that has eyes turning and cameras clicking at the entrance to the wine department at Costco in Carlsbad, some 60 big format wine bottles are up for sale.
Cabernet Sauvignon is the red wine that evokes excitement in the palates of most red-blooded wine lovers. It’s the wine of royalty.
In my wine tasting office in a serene district of busy little Encinitas, I always have an eye or two open for an out-of-town winemaker who may be stopping at a wine bar to shake the flesh and pop a cork on one or more of their latest releases. Encinitas has more than a few […]
If you want to know what question I get asked most, it’s this: what is the best wine for a cheap “value” price?