Tag Archives: red wine

Windmill Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County

Deep ruby in color with exquisite aromas of dark forest berries, blueberry, black plum, cedar, and baking spices. Full bodied across the palate, rich, with a medium tannin structure. Generous flavors of ripe blackberry, blueberry pie, dark chocolate, warm spices, leading to a long, elegant, light oak finish. Very smooth and balanced between fruit, spice, and tannins. This 2009 Cabernet

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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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Two Hands Gnarly Dudes Shiraz Barossa Valley

Still in the Christmas spirit and in the mood for sipping my deep cellar favorite wines. Two Hands Gnarly Dudes Shiraz from Barossa Valley is in my glass and is very mysterious because of its dark, purple-black color and intense blackberry nose. Full bodied across the palate, robust, with big, yet elegant tannins. Rich flavors of ripe blackberry, stewed plums,

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