Category Archives: Cabernet Sauvignon

Wines to pair with your holiday Turkey

Thanksgiving is well behind us, but the Turkey is still a centerpiece at many Christmas dinner tables. If your December holiday menu will include Turkey, Duck or a Truducken, take a look at this article I wrote on Thanksgiving Wines … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in 12most, Cabernet Sauvignon, Finger Lakes Region, Hosmer Winery, Pinot Noir, Port, Prosecco, Riesling, Rose, Sauvignon Blanc, Wine, Zinfandel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

2009 Smoking Loon ~ for the Bohemian in you

Don & Sons, from the famed Sebastiani Family, are négociants that source and blend wines from some of the best vineyards in California. With wine maker Greg Kitchens, their 2009 suite of Smoking Loon reds possess a self-proclaimed independent character … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Wine, Zinfandel | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Live from Coast-to-Coast the national début of Don & Sons’ newest release of ‘The Crusher’ line of wines

Another coast-to-coast TasteLive event where wine-tweeters across the country attended simultaneous wine tasting of the newest releases of “The Crusher” wines. This very lively event featured five wines from the Don Sebastiani & Sons. In the event that you’ve just … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Rose | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

On the heals of Malbec World Day, Julia Zuccardi brings her Santa Julia+ wines to select US cities for début.

Julia Zuccardi, in her role as family ambassador, visited five US cities this month to introduce the new Santa Julia +  wines, as well as unveiling the new look of the Organica and Reserva lines.  She was accompanied by Ana … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Malbec, Rose, Torrontes, Viognier | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Eastmoor Hills Estate Cabernet Sauvignon ~ an Exceptional wine from ‘Good Works Wine Club’

These days Cabernets, like many Chardonnays, have been trying way to hard to stand out from the pack. I am tired of over oaked Chardonnays and wildly tannin, over the top, Cabernets. Sometimes more is just wrong. I was very … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Cabernet Sauvignon | Tagged | Leave a comment

Exploring wines from “Down Under” An evening of blind tasting of Australian Wines

Adding even more competition to NFL Championship games this past Sunday, we amassed an assembly of wines from “Down Under”. The competition was a blind tasting of four wines from Southern Australia. The wine line up included wines readily available … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Shiraz | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

2006 Chateau Paveil De Luze Margaux

2006 Chateau Paveil De Luze Margaux I first had the pleasure of this wine last summer while dining at Auberge de la Reine Blance in Paris. I don’t speak (or read) French very well, so I wasn’t a hundred percent … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Bordeaux, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Margaux, Merlot | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Friday night Pasta Bolognese

Celebrating life and family thru food and wine! Pasta Bolognese, almost perfected, paired with 2007 Castle Rock Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. The spicy deep ruby wine provided a luscious finish to the velvety rich Bolognese. Recipe will be posted when perfected. … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Cabernet Sauvignon, Wine | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment