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Wine Tasting Do’s & Don’ts

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12 Wine Tasting Tips

America is #1 Wine-drinking Nation

America is #1 Wine-drinking Nation

Just this year, the United States overtook France as the number one wine-consuming nation.  Congratulations my fellow Americans. I knew we had it in us! Everyone from octogenarians down to the recently legal 21 year old loves to drink wine.  But with this new title comes a bit of responsibility.  How does one go about properly tasting wine?  Here are some tried-and-true wine tasting do’s and don’ts. With these tips, you won’t look or sound like a rookie.

Wine Tasting

Wine Tasting Dos & Don’ts

Wine Tasting Do’s
  • Do enjoy yourself.  Wine tasting isn’t a contest so relax and have fun with it.
  • Do eat plain crackers or wafers in-between tastings as to keep your palette refreshed.
  • Do stay hydrate.  The alcohol in wine can have a drying affect on your tongue and you want your taste buds to remain lively, not weighed down.
  • Do eat something before wine tasting so you don’t get tipsy or worse flat-out drunk.  You do not want those photos posted on Facebook.

    Many wines have spice flavors

    Many wines have spice flavors

  • Do use fruit, spice, vegetal or earthy descriptions to explain how the wine tastes.  Peach, vanilla, freshly mowed grass, or burnt wood are great everyday descriptions that should help you clearly convey your perception of the wine.  Make the descriptions relevant to your individual tastes.
  • Do think about what it is you like about a particular bottle of wine.  You can use this knowledge when selecting wines at a wine shop or restaurant.

 

Wine Tasting Don’ts
  • Don’t wear perfume or cologne as it will interfere with people’s ability to sniff the wine’s aromas.
  • Don’t worry if you don’t smell or taste the same aromas or flavors as someone else.  Your palette and life experiences are different so your point of reference will differ from others. If you’ve never eaten lychee then don’t say you taste it in the wine.  Be true to yourself.
  • Don’t rinse your glass out with water.  Use wine.  Ideally, use one glass for white wine and another for red.  However, if you are using only one glass and you switch back from a red wine to white to double check a previous tasting experience, then rinse our glass using the white wine you’re about to re-taste. Swirl the wine around, toss it out, then pour your new sip.

    Wine Tasting Notes

    Wine Tasting Notes

  • Don’t get overly complicated writing your tasting notes.  Make notes that are simple enough for you to go back to in a week to decide whether or not you’d like to go out and purchase a particular wine.
  • Don’t be afraid to spit.  That’s what the professionals do.  Your taste buds can get thrashed, especially after tasting several tannin-laden red wines.  Give them a break by politely turning your head away from others and spit into a cup.  Once you’ve gotten your notes committed to paper then feel free to toss any remaining wine in your glass into a discard bucket.
  • Don’t focus on price.  Just because a wine costs $100 doesn’t mean you have to like it.  The real fun is discovering a $30 bottle of wine that tastes as though it costs $100.

These wine tasting do’s & don’ts can be used whether you host your own wine tasting party or go out to a wine bar.

 

 

 

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Yarra Valley Balloon & Wine

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Aussie Day Wine Tour

Yarra Valley Hot Air Balloon

Yarra Valley Hot Air Balloon

Imagine starting your day soaring over the vineyards of beautiful Yarra Valley in a hot-air balloon. May is Aussie Wine Month.  So what better way to get in the spirit than by planning your Bucket List Vacation to the land “down under”.

Located just east of Melbourne, Australia, the Yarra Valley is a cool-growing wine region.  The region has a long-growing season, allowing it to produce excellent quality Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

Yarra River through Melbourne

Yarra River through Melbourne

On this wine lover’s excursion, you’ll enjoy a hearty breakfast accompanied by an Australian sparkling wine.  Then, it’s off for some serious tasting.  As you swirl, sniff and sip wines produced from the nearby vineyards, you’ll learn about the wine-making process from knowledgeable winery staff.  At each stop, sample wines from family-owned and boutique wineries.

During your included lunch, you will enjoy a full glass of wine before leaving on your next winery visit.  The Yarra Valley benefits from close proximity to Discovery Bay, making for less summer rain.  You will learn how this helps the ‘diva’ Pinot Noir vines avoid growing problems like coulure or millerandage.

Champagne's good friend, Chardonnay

Champagne’s good friend, Chardonnay

And about that sparkling wine you had with breakfast, well it’s produced in this region also.  You’re probably familiar with the French champagne house Moët et Chandon, right?  Well, in 1986 they established Domaine Chandon Australia.

You champagne lovers know that Pinot Noir and Chardonnay are two of the three grapes (the third is Pinot Meunier)  used in champagne production.  The Yarra Valley climate helps the grapes produce exceptional fruit that is excellent enough to bear the name of one of the finest champagne houses in Epernay, France.  Your wine tour concludes with a tour of the facility and, of course, a glass of bubbly.

 

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Best Pinot Noir for $20

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The Best Pinot Noir Wines for under $20

Good Pinot Noir Wines for $20 or less

Good Pinot Noir Wines for $20 or less

No, this headline is not a typo with the above-mentioned price. There are many $20 Pinot Noir wines available on the market, but we were hoping to find the Best Pinot Noir for $20.  We were searching for wines you’d be okay serving to friends at dinner.

My wife and I had been discussing how you really can’t find a good Pinot Noir for less than $40. Then, she purchased an inexpensive one while out shopping so we tried it. We were shocked that it was better than expected and quite delicious.

We were talking with our friends Heather and David about this great find. They completely concurred about how hard it is to find a reasonably price Pinot. So, they organized a $20 (or less) Best Pinot Noir for $20 Challenge with a small group of friends. We all had low expectations, but I’m glad to report, we were mainly wrong. Out of the eight wines we all tasted, five ended up being good to very good.

One bottle was the clear loser. All of us hated this wine and I thought it tasted like smelly feet. Our friend Ken joked I was just experiencing terroir. Right. Locker room terroir.

All eight bottles of Pinot Noir wines were blind tasted. The top five wines of the night are listed below along with my tasting notes and comments. These wines received the most total votes for first, second or third place from the eight of us. Of the group, all but two people were serious wine drinkers. Here are five surprisingly good Pinot Noir wines priced at less than $20.

Pali Bluffs 2011 Pinor Noir

Pali Bluffs 2011 Pinor Noir

1. Pali 2011 Bluffs Pinot Noir Russian River Valley $19 – Dark in the glass; Great; Very fruit forward so I believe it’s a California Pinot; It doesn’t taste as though this wine is a Pinot Noir at all; It tastes a bit “green” which I believe will improve with aging.

a. This wine received the most “like” votes; although I didn’t cast a vote for it in my top three.

 

2. Kirkland (Costco) 2012 Pinot Noir Russian River Valley $17 – Nice aroma of cherry fruit. Good legs. Classic Pinot flavor profile with raspberry and sour cherry. It was a rich tasting wine with .

a. This wine was my overall favorite of the night. With in the group, it placed

b. Everyone was shocked that the Costco wine, which was the one Stephanie had picked up for her and I to try the prior week. At $17, it is amazingly good wine and perfect for a weeknight dinner.

 

Coppola Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast

Coppola Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast

3. Francis Coppola 2011 Pinot Noir Director’s Sonoma Coast $20 – Light red in color; Delicious; Vibrant; This tastes like a Burgundian style Pinot Noir; Very classic Pinot flavor of strawberry, raspberry; light viscosity.

a. This was the first wine tasted and everyone liked it immediately. I reserved a portion of my original glass and was able to go back and re-sip from it while tasting the other candidates. I never change my mind about it’s goodness; although the Kirkland wine, which was the fourth tasting, ended up supplanting it as my favorite.

b. This was my second favorite.  When it was revealed to be from cool-climate Sonoma Coast, I understood why it tasted like a Burgundian.

 

4. Sequana 2011 Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands $20 – Good nose of cherry; This tastes like it is from a warm climate because it is a bit earthy; Good terroir; Solid; Taste a bit of chalkiness.

a. Well I was wrong about the climate but the cherry and earth were spot on. We purchased this wine at Costco on the advice of a wine rep named Dave who was working that afternoon. I told him what I was looking for and he steered me clear of several other Pinot Noirs that had similar price points. It ended up being a good call on his part.

 

La Crema Pinot Noir 2011 Monterey

La Crema Pinot Noir 2011 Monterey

5. La Crema 2011 Pinot Noir Monterey $18 – This wine is a light, bright red. The fruit presents as cherry and was very floral like cheery blossoms. It tastes as though it has a good whack of alcohol.

a. This wine placing so highly was the biggest surprise of the evening.  What a strong showing for such an inexpensive wine brand. It was my third favorite and very good.

 

The wines receiving the least votes were as follows:

Becker Family 2010 Pinot Noir

Vine Hill 2009 Pinot Noir Los Carneros

Ortman Family Vineyard 2008 Salisbury Vineyard Pinot Noir San Luis Obispo

 

So if you are looking for a decent Pinot Noir wine to have with dinner or just for casual drinking, these five will be easy on your wallet and satisfy your palette.  Although yo umay find that these wines retail for slightly more than $20. we were able to find all of them for $20 or less at various our local stores.

You can also use this Best $20 Pinot Noir Wines as a theme to host a wine and cheese pairing party.

 

 

 

 

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Italy Wine and Olive Harvests

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Wine and Olive Harvests in Italy

Getting Ready for the Wine and Olive Harvest Ready, on your mark, get set . . . for the Wine and Olive Harvests in Italy. Yes, it’s almost that time of year.  In a few weeks the wine harvest will begin in all regions of Italy. That is when winemakers become like expectant mothers, eagerly awaiting the results of their months of labor. There is a certain buzz in the air with the anticipation.

These patient vintners in Tuscany, Piedmont, Veneto and Lombardy will be crafting their grapes into delicious, indigenous Italian wines including Brunello, Barbera, Trebbiano and Pinot Grigio.  My taste buds come alive just thinking about these lush wines.

Preparing for the Wine and Olive HarvestThen, toward the end of October, olive growers will begin to harvest their crops and transform them into some of the world’s very best virgin olive oils.  Harvest time in Italy is a very special time.

Thankfully, the intense heat of summer has died down and the streets return to normal since the majority of tourists have left for home. The colors of the landscape reflect the changing of the season with vibrant summer green turning to gold then brown as autumn begins. For those who are unencumbered by the “Back to School” season,  it’s a perfect time to travel.

Chianti Wine Jug in a BasketWe can work with our Italy Group Specialists to arrange a Chianti Vineyards Tour, just for you. This private, 8-hour tour will immerse you into the culture of the region.  For example, you’ll experience food, culture and art as you travel through Castello of Montefioralle, a small stone village.  Of course, you’ll be taken to the heart of the world-renown region so you can sample local Tuscany wines made from the signature Sangiovese grape.

Meat hanging from an Italian Butcher ShopEnjoy a butcher shop tour as you witness the real meaning of farm to table with fresh pork and wild boar hams hanging from the ceiling. Savor lunch cooked by an Italian “mamma” sampling her traditional dishes while relaxing on the terrace and soaking in the countryside vistas.

Tuscany Wine CountryContact us for this Tuscany Wine Tour or a tour from another region in Italy. We’d be happy to customize an ideal Italian wine region tour and tasting for you or your group.

Here’s to a wonderful wine and olive harvest.

 

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90-Point Wines under $50

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90-Point + Wines Priced under $50

Favorite 90-point plus Wines under $50Recently, I tasted some wonderfully, delicious 90-point plus wines that were given high ratings by the “Kings of Wine Ratings”, aka, the various wine publications and critics.  At the time, I didn’t realize these red wines were so well regarded.   Typically, I try to not let the scoring system taint my impression of a wine.  I’d prefer to taste the wine without any knowledge of scores but afterwards I may do a bit of research to see where I can buy more and/or what others are saying about it.  That was the case with the two wines discussed below.

As I state in my own wine rating system, I think it’s easy to find a great tasting, highly ranked wine that costs over $100.  However, to find a 90-point wines for half or a third that price, is truly something to write about.  That’s why these 90-point rated wines, all under $50 made the grade.  I am partial to California red wines mainly because I live here but also because they are easily accessible, can provide value (given the price of land) and are finely crafted.

Sept is California Wine MonthSeptember is California Wine Month.  If you have an opportunity, get out to some of the wonderful vineyards and wineries around our state.  These California wines below all taste exceptional, provide great balance with foods, and won’t wreck your budget.

Enjoy!

Cadre Vineyards Pinot Noir2009 Cadre “The Architects” Pinot Noir, Edna Valley  $45

I love this wine.  The aromatics are wonderful with great spiciness.  On the first sip you get classic black cherry, followed by vanilla and red plum fruit.  This wine feels substantial in the mouth without giving off too much jamminess or alcohol.  As you continue to drink, you’ll find it becoming more complex with a beautiful,medium-bodied earthiness and soft, red-fruit finish.

Cadre is a great story and has some outstanding vineyards.  I particularly love Laetitia Vineyards and Bien Nacido has cultured an outstanding reputation for wines that have been produced from grapes grown in their various lots.

I completely concur with Wine Enthusiast Magazine on this wine.  And wow, what a bargain.  It’s very difficult to find a Pinot Noir that tastes awesome for less than $50.

93 Points – Wine Enthusiast

5/5 Stars – Fine Living Enthusiast

 

Click here to learn more about Fine Living Enthusiast’s Wine Rating System.

 

2009 Farrier Presshouse Red, Alexander Valley $24

0-point wines under $50This wine tastes like a big, bold California fruit bomb.  Besides the blackberry, I tasted vanilla, chocolate and cherry cola.  The hint of spiciness, along with the fruit makes me want to serve this wine at our backyard barbeque. This wine has good structure, no doubt coming from the Cabernet Sauvignon presence.

In addition, Farrier wines are sustainably farmed, meaning they are mindful of the environment and the impact viticulture has on the land and its surroundings.

90 Points – Wine & Spirits

5/5 Stars – Fine Living Enthusiast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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United States Wine Festivals in 2013

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United States Wine Festivals in 2013

California Family Winemakers

Having a Great Time at the Family Winemakers of California Festival in San Diego

Okay you wine aficionados, get out your smart phones and add one or more of these United States Wine Festivals to your calendar.  This wine festival listing is not exhaustive but it is a really good start.  Besides sampling great wines from lesser-known wineries, at many of these wine festivals, you’ll also be able to nibble on small bites or indulge in gourmet food.  We have listed events that will be held during the Spring, Summer and Fall. Check back every so often because we will update our Wine Festivals List as we learn of more events.  And if you are an event planner and want your Wine Festival listed here, email us.

Wine travel is a great way to enjoy wines from regions not close to home while enjoying this great country we call home.

Many wineries are heading into harvest season, a particular exciting and stressful time for a winemaker.  If you are lucky enough to have wineries in your local area, go to their sites to see if they have scheduled any harvest festivities.  These are a great way to spend a day or weekend.

Many of the wine festivals we have listed can be combined with a business trip so let us help you plan just the right one.  Do you need some assistance with lodging? Give us a call because we have excellent pricing on hotels and resorts all around the US.

 

California Wine Festivals

California Wine Month

Sept 1st – 30th

There will be numerous festivals, dinners and other wine-related events at wineries throughout the state.  Check with your favorite winery for specific activities.  We will also provide updates as the date draws near.

Californiawinemonth.com

 

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

Sept. 1, 2013Aloha from Hawaii

Malama Maui is a premier epicurean event. World-class chefs use farm-fresh Maui ingredients to create delicious flavors.

www.gohawaii.com/maui/events

 

Music City Eats – Nashville

Sept. 21st – 22nd

Celebrity chefs, celebrities and chefs get together for this fun-filled weekend of food, wine and spirits festival.  Participating chefs and personalities include Michael Mymon, Jonathan Waxman, John Besh, Trisha Yearwood, Tim Love and Vinny Dotolo, plus many others.

wwww.musiccityeats.com

 

Savor the Central Coast

Sept. 26th – 29th

Sample more than 200 wines and savor culinary treat from over 30 chefs. Celebrity chef Michael Voltaggio will be present.  There brewmasters and artisans also share their craft.

savorcentralcoast.com

 

4th Annual Food & Wine All-star Weekend – Las Vegas Lamb Chop with Red Wine

Oct. 4th -6th

The beautiful properties Aria, Bellagio and MGM Grand partner with Food and Wine Magazine for a fun-filled epicurean weekend. Sommeliers, celebrity chefs and mixologists share techniques in demonstrations.

mgmresorts.com/foodandwine

 

Hawaiian Aloha Calendar 2013Lahaina Plantation Days

Oct. 18th – 19th

This is one of the best events since the Halloween Street Party in Lahaina,  Enjoy the block party in downtown Lahaina with a host of foods and island music.

 

 

 

Temecula Valley Harvest Celebration

Nov. 2-3

Harvest time in CaliforniaThis popular 2-day event features over 30 wineries.  There will be food and barrel tastings. which is always a special treat to sample unfinished wines directly.

TemeculaWines.org

 

 

 

 

Barbados Food, Wine & Rum Festival Rum Festival Cocktails

Nov. 22nd – 25th

In its fourth year, this event celebrates the island’s prize rums, including many aged.  Epicureans and oenophiles will not be left out of this festive island party.  It’s a great time to vacation in Barbados.  Hurricane season is a distant memory and the crowds are thinner with the high season still weeks away.

 www.foodwinerum.com

 

Oregon Wine Festivals

Sept. 1st – Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon

The 3rd Annual Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon will feature a course that will take runners through the beautiful Willamette Valley.  Runners will receive a custom designed technical running shrit, a finisher’s medal and a Riedel Oregon Pinot Noir wine glass with the event logo. Non-runners can enjoy world-class Oregon wines and sample gourmet foods while cheering on friends and family.  Afterwards, everyone can meet up at one of the 200 wineries that make up the Willamette Valley Wine region.

 

Virginia Wine Festivals

Sept 7-8 – Great Grapes Wine Arts & Food Festival, Reston

Over 200 wines from 20 Virginia wineries, along with hands-on demos with wine and food pairings.

http://www.virginia.org/Listings/EventsAndExhibits/GreatGrapesWineFestivalRestonVA/

 

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6 Great tips for hosting a wine tasting party

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How to Host a Great Wine Tasting Party

Great Wine Tasting PartySo you want to host a wine tasting party. Okay but now what? Here are some great tips to make your tasting party a success.

1. Guest List –This is a critical step since you want to ensure your guests have a great time. So start with friends who of course enjoy drinking wine, but also, want to leave with a bit more wine knowledge. Are some of your friends wine connoisseurs while others could not tell the difference between a Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc?

• For the wine novices, include a brief tip sheet on grape varieties used in specific wines and provide the URL address for a wine glossary with basic terms for them to check out once they get back home.

• For experienced wine drinkers, have a few bottles available that showcase varietals from a lesser-known wine region.

2. Mix it Up – Drop by a wine shop and let the merchant know that you are anxious to explore a wine or grape variety that is off-the-beaten path. Or if that is too much work for you, then just go to the store where you normally purchase your wine and pick out a wine that you have never tried before. This could be good or bad of course. You can tell your guests that you found a wine you thought would be interesting but you have no idea how it will taste. You may be pleasantly surprised by your find or it turns out to be a disappointment, at least, you’ll have a story to laugh about for years to come.

3. Supplies – Have score cards available with ample room for tasting notes. Write down your initial impression and don’t be swayed by someone with more or less knowledge. It’s your palette so if you taste a certain flavor, you can’t be wrong. No one else has your taste buds so don’t be afraid to speak up even if no one else tastes the same flavors as you. Here are a few starting points:

• Color/appearance – straw pale, candy apple red, Prince purple, you get the idea

• Smell – grapefruit, chocolate, baked bread. Don’t worry about sounding like a wine pro. If you don’t know what leechee tastes like then don’t feel pressure to write it down.

• Taste – sweet, tart/bitter, fruity- Smuckers strawberry jam, cherry popsicle, mango, beef jerky

• The finish – smooth/creamy, stringent-makes you pucker up or chalky

4. Wine – What is your goal?

• You could host a vertical, horizontal or blind tasting

• How many wines, aka flights? Too many and the taste buds get overwhelmed. To few and people are left wanting more. Usually most people tire around five tastings, and many start to lose interest, as well as their better judgment.

• Styles – Will your guests drink reds only, whites only or a combination?

If some of your guests never venture from drinking a white Zinfandel, then you can use your wine tasting party as an opportunity to educate and elevate the palates of these wine novices. In this case, select a wine that will allow them to broaden their horizons by taking baby steps. For example, introduce them to a Pinot Gris from Washington. This is a dry wine, meaning not sweet, but it has a mild flavor that won’t overpower their taste buds with too much oak or bitterness.

5. Budget – When establishing your budget, keep your guest list in mind.

• Novices – You’d hate to serve a great vintage Bordeaux to friends who couldn’t appreciate the sensory pleasures and nuisances. A person who doesn’t drink wine on a regular basis (Do these people actually exist?) needs to understand that good wines can be purchased without having to take out a line of credit. Besides, do you really want to fork over more than $25 for a bottle, not knowing if it the untrained palette will appreciate it?

• Connoisseurs – Of course, you could splurge and throw a wine tasting gala for oenophiles that will be talked about for years. But you don’t have to pull out all the stops. Simply, buy a few worthy bottles and then splurge on one wine that you hope will be especially memorable. Ideas? Try a vintage wine from an exceptional year or uncork a wine from an unusual wine region such as Crotia or Tasmania.

Wine Tasting Party6. Food – Since you don’t want your friends getting hammered, you should serve some light appetizers/finger foods. Have bread and crackers, include some gluten-free options. Serve some proteins to help absorb some of the alcohol such as slices of ham, Spanish sausage and hard, semi-soft and soft cheeses.

A wine tasting party is a great way to stay in touch with friends during the cold winter months and it gives you an excuse to drink more wine. And what’s wrong with that? Absolutely nothing!

 

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Open that Bottle Night – 2012

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Recently, I have been rotating my lay-down (a.k.a.-aging) cellar trying to move older vintages to our drink-now wine captain when I ran across a Merlot from South Coast Winery.   This particular bottle was from the Wild Horse Peak Mountain Vineyard, which is at an elevation of 2200 feet, and is blessed with granite soils, warm days and cool evenings.   But as I was holding the bottle, I noticed it was a 2004. I thought for sure I had screwed the pooch.  No way was a Temecula Valley wine going to stand up all these years.  I was prepared to pour it down the drain and was already thinking which wine to select next in its place.  There are many well-produced wines from this southern California appellation but let’s just be frank, they are nowhere near Napa or Bordeaux, age worthy quality. Read More >

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I’ve Got a Secret but I Feel the Need to Share It

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Crios Torrontes 2010

The other night I was trying to adhere to my crazy new year’s resolution of only drinking 8 ounces of wine during week nights.   My reason?  I won’t even go there in this post, but just so you know, this resolution was not made while in a drunken stupor.  Anyway, since I can only have one and one half glasses a night, I found myself agonizing over what to drink.  Let’s face it at this rate I’ll be sipping from this same bottle for two and a half nights.  Therefore, the choice I make is very critical.

Now that I’ve shared that foolish resolution aloud, I’ll let you in on something else.   I have to confess that  . . . (wait, wait, okay here it comes)  I’m having an affair.   I thought that it was just a summer fling but I just can’t end it. You see, this summer I had such a wonderful love affair with delicious and refreshing white wines such a Torrontés from Argentina, Pinot Blanc from the Okanagan Valley, and Albariño from Spain that I have not been able to give them up, although it is winter , a time typically shared with reds.  Okay, I know that winter in San Diego is not exactly Green Bay but it’s all relative. Read More >

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Women and Wine

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Women drinking wine

Join us for a fun-filled day of wine, women, nibbles and laughter. Our professional driver will escort us on a comfortable motor coach to some of Temecula Valley’s better wineries.  Instead of fighting traffic up the I-15, you’ll be able to sit back, relax and talk with old friends or meet new wine enthusiasts as we head out for a fun, wine-filled afternoon.

The 6-hour trip includes:

  • Round-trip transportation from San Diego to Temecula by bus with forward-facing seats
  • Visit three (3) wineries, tasting fees included
  • Gourmet Cheese and Meat Platter
  • Winery tour
  • Souvenir wine glass
  • Bottled water

Date:                  Sunday, March 11, 2012

Time:                   10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Meet at the Bud Kearns Municipal Swimming Pool in Balboa Park at 9:45 am for departure at 10:00 am sharp (Upas St in North Park)

If there is enough interest, we can have a second pick-up location in North County!

Return to Balboa Park at 4:00 pm

Costs:                   $85.00

They’ll be leisure time allotted for you to enjoy tapas or a salad lunch (on your own account)

Sorry fellas. This is a “Women Only” event.

Please RSVP by March 2, 2012 to: 619-944-5202 or contactus@www.finelivingenthusiast.com

Sponsored by: Stephanie Terry & Gay Johnson of Fine Living Enthusiast

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