Category Archives: California

USA Wine Ratings Wine Competition 2019

I have been involved with several wine competitions over the years and I enjoy judging the wines to find the ones that are most characteristic of their grape variety, to evaluate the ultimate flavor of the wine, and then giving it a score based on that. These wine competitions are always such exciting events and I learn so much about

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Trefethen Family Vineyards Quandary White Blend

Being in a “quandary” is something I am very good at since I can be perplexed in some difficult situations. But there was nothing perplexing here while I was experiencing this very quaffable and delectable white wine! From the prestigious Napa Valley, Trefethen Family Vineyards has taken their best white grapes, added some love, and created a lovely, tasteful wine.

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Champion Wines at Bernardus Winery

I find trying new wineries exciting but upon discovering the life of Ben (Bernardus) Pon, owner of Bernardus Winery, his background is just as exciting as his fantastic wines! Bernardus Pon had quite the lifestyle before he got into wine….or should I say, before wine got into him! Bernardus Pon was a sports car driver in the 1960’s and drove

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Starting Your Wine Collection (The Super Easy Way!)

Red wines, white wines, sweet wines, dry wines, canned wine, screw caps….the whirlwind of wine information is daunting! I put off starting my own wine collection for years because the thought of it was so intimidating. It is true that you will learn from your mistakes as you grow your wine collection. But let me propose to you that if

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