Taste of Wine
There is no more elegant bottle of wine than a well-crafted Rosé. This hybrid wine that radiates pleasure, coolness and seduction always captivates me.
On my visits to Temecula’s wine country I have been making the beautiful drive north on the Interstate15 in San Diego County for some nine years now, passing though what is known as Fallbrook.
In January, Colorado became the first state in the U.S. to allow retail recreational marijuana sales to adults 21 and older. 37 dispensaries opened for business and business has been booming. But hold on.
Like most west coast wine lovers, my choices have been confined to California, Oregon and Washington.
Road shows are nothing new in the wine world. Especially this time of the year when wine makers really don’t have critical responsibilities at bud break and flowering of the vines.
The Coast News expands. As some of my readers know, I’ve been crisscrossing Colorado for the past couple of weeks, visiting wineries from Denver to Grand Junction and will deliver the news of what I found out about Colorado wines in just a few weeks.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel at Marina Del Rey in Los Angeles, offers a commanding vista of one of the largest, most beautiful marinas in the world.
Last week I got to thumbing through my very first wine columns some nine years ago. The wine world has changed so much since those halcyon days when life was a little calmer, prosperous and most of the wine we reported on was Cabernet and Chardonnay.
I may need a few household things, but when I am finished at the COSTCO in Carlsbad, I have my few things PLUS nearly a case of a variety of wines to fill the cart.
“Discover Beaujolais” read the campaign slogan. It caught my eye because Beaujolias is one of the oldest wine brands in the world, crafted by respected wine makers in eastern France above Lyon for something like 2000 years. It’s squeezed into an area dominated by Burgundy in the north, and the Rhone wines in the south.