Category Archive: vineyards

Wine Review: Chronic Cellars Purple Paradise 2013

What type of wine are you drinking tonight Mr. Donald? Let me photograph it and I’ll show you. I’m showing you now. Chronic Cellars Purple Paradise 2013 70% Zinfandel 14% Syrah 11% Petite… Continue reading

Wine Review: #‎Campo‬ ‪#‎Viejo‬ ‪#‎Rioja‬ ‪#‎Tempranillo‬ 2013

When I’m undecided on a red ‪#‎wine‬, this is my go-to from ‪#‎Spain‬. The ‪#‎Campo‬ ‪#‎Viejo‬ ‪#‎Rioja‬ ‪#‎Tempranillo‬ 2013; I was very fond of the 2007 vintage, the ’08 wasn’t quite the same.… Continue reading

Wine Review: Curious Beasts ‪‎Cabernet‬ ‪‎Sauvignon‬ 2014

Mr. Mertz, The ‪#‎Undertaker‬ knows there is a little curious beast in all of us and he’s dying to know yours! My ghoulish wine choice tonight is Curious Beasts ‪#‎Cabernet‬ ‪#‎Sauvignon‬ 2014 from… Continue reading

Wine Review: Amancaya Gran Reserva 2012 Malbec / Cabernet Sauvignon

Dang it Dough Boy! Quit popping out when I’m trying to photograph! Anyway … This is a winner here. Amancaya Gran Reserva 2012 Malbec / Cabernet Sauvignon. The aroma of roses on your… Continue reading

Wine Review: Marques de Caceres Rioja Crianza Red 2008

I have really enjoyed seeking out Rioja wines. I think when a person gets into drinking wines they first reds they will go to is a Merlot. It’s a safe bet. Then graduate… Continue reading

Review: Barons de Rothschild-Lafite Reserve Speciale Bordeaux 2010

Friday evening I decided to stop by and pick up a chilled bottle of white wine on my way home. I had a very successful day at the office and figured I might… Continue reading

Wine Review: Campo Viejo Rioja Tempranillo Reserva 2007

I’ve never been one for Spanish wines and really wasn’t paying attention to the origin when I slid this Campo Viejo Tempranillo Rioja Reserva 2007 into my basket one evening. I’m always looking… Continue reading

13 Wines in 13 Weeks

The next 13 weeks is going to be exciting for you and me! I have acquired 13 different bottles of wine from around the globe for review. All reasonably priced from $8 to… Continue reading

Review: Messina Hof Winery & Resort

When I tell others about visiting wineries in Texas I always get that dumbfounded look on their face. There’s wineries in Texas? Uh…yeah, there is. I have not had the chance to visit… Continue reading

Wine Review: 2007 Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay

I’ve been a chardonnay drinker for a few years now. When I prepare a very nice meal I want to compliment it with a deserving wine. One of my all time favorite Chardonnay’s… Continue reading

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