Tag Archives: red wine

Wine Tastings Gone Virtual!

“Stay Safe, Stay Home” are words you are hearing quite often in these crazy days of living in the midst of a Coronavirus pandemic. It’s hard to stay home in a quarantined lifestyle when we are used to heading to the local wineries each weekend and enjoying great wines and views! You can’t even sneak to the wineries with your

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The Prisoner Napa Valley Red Blend 2018

The Prisoner Wine Company has been making savory, eclectic wines consistently for years and the excitement continues for the 2018 Prisoner Red Blend. A blend of Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, Syrah, and Charbono…..maybe some of the most unlikely characters to appear in a wine but oh, they sure work well together! These grapes were all sourced from several Napa

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How To Live The Winery Lifestyle

The wine business has a culture all its own. Long days in the vineyard, weekends tending wine in the cellar, bottling, marketing, promoting, wine tastings, tours, wine education……the list never ends. Working with wine is a career that takes no holidays since every customer wants wine for their holidays! You must have incredible patience, passion, and the ability to take

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RhonéA Vacqueyras Fontimple 2017

This is a wonderfully impressive Rhone red wine from the Vacqueyras region in Southeastern France! This region is known for growing Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvedre grapes and that is exactly what this Rhone blend is with 60% Grenache, 20% Syrah, and 20% Mourvedre. In my glass, violet in color with a ruby rim. Bountiful dark fruit, earth, spices, and floral

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C. Elizabeth Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Liquid Luxury…..Liquid Velvet…… a sexy and alluring Cabernet Sauvignon from the Oakville region of Napa Valley, California! Garnet color in my glass with supernatural aroma’s of black cherry compote, plum, vanilla, and spices. The entry is full bodied, velvety, with a tight tannin structure. Glorious flavors of lush black cherry, ripe cranberry, roasted pecans, dark chocolate, and exotic spices. Patience

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