Category Archives: Wine Reviews

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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Angels Gate Cabernet Franc 2014

    Holidays…… well actually…. every glorious day of our lives  deserves an equally glorious wine and it has arrived with this Cabernet Franc from Angels Gate Winery in the Niagara Region of Canada! I am not sure if Heaven has a wine growing AVA but the great Cab Franc grapes that made this wine sure would have grown close

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