Taste of Wine

Taste of Wine: Olympic-size awards in San Francisco wine competition

Taste of Wine: Olympic-size awards in San Francisco wine competition

The 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, biggest of its kind, saw some 6,000 entries from more than 1,500 wineries from all over America gather for the massive task of choosing the best of the best in blind tasting with 65 judges participating.

Temecula wine country update

Temecula wine country update

Now that the pace of life in SoCal has calmed down and constant rounds of socializing at world class parties, events and football bowl games has faded away, it’s time to gather up 2013, put it in to the Guinness Book of World Records and look forward to ever more in 2014.

Gen 7 — the next generation of wines

Gen 7 — the next generation of wines

A new wine release event flashed across the Internet recently, to celebrate the bounty of a special harvest from the Gen 7 winery and its newest releases.

The Top Ten Tastes for 2013

The Top Ten Tastes for 2013

The bounty of fine wine is never more evident than in our Top Ten list for 2013.

Wine wonderland was the largest ever in So Cal

Wine wonderland was the largest ever in So Cal

The maestros of one of the largest wine and food extravaganzas in the U.S. have to be Michelle Metter and Ken Loyst of Fast Forward Events in San Diego.

South American wines on a roll

South American wines on a roll

Sensing an opening for their quality wines, Chile has been moving smartly in the American market to consolidate their wine sales gains and find new markets to present their Cabernet, Chardonnay and Syrah.

Drink with your senses — A Holiday wine party idea

Drink with your senses — A Holiday wine party idea

If you are at all a wine lover, you have been to one or more of the many wine events that are staged every week at wine bars, restaurants, hotels, parks and wineries.

After the harvest: The quiet winds of Sonoma

After the harvest: The quiet winds of Sonoma

Great wine begins in the vineyard somewhere between January and March as the season matures.

Harvest 2013 in California

Harvest 2013 in California

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

10th Year for San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

10th Year for San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

It’s the big top of all wine events in Southern California.