Argentinian Wine Experience

Summer has arrived at last!  What better way to kick it off than to take an exotic trip to Argentina!  Okay we didn’t really GO to Argentina because I came to the realization that it’s winter down there.  So, we did the next best thing…an Argentinian wine pairing party at our friend’s house!  Kevin […]

Livermore Grocery Outlet, Kelte 2008 Malbec

I’ve purchased a few Malbecs from the Livermore Grocery Outlet lately and they both had something in common……even better the next day.  The second day can be hit or miss with wine, I’m sure most will agree with me.  Sometimes one can get a great wine, open it up on the first day and it […]

Unexpected Opportunities and Fantastic Wine

Rachel received a call from one of our friends who was looking bring her cousins, who were from Argentina, to go out with us on a little Livermore wine tour. It wasn’t hard to say yes to that. We decided to meet at Blacksmith Square to get […]

Musings On Wine From Other Countries

Santa Ana Reserve 2008 Torrontes Mendoza

I know that in a recent post, I had expressed apprehensions of trying wines from other countries.  It’s mostly due to ignorance on my part, I am sure. I really don’t have the experience to know what regions or types of grapes make great wine in other parts of […]

2006 Merlot

Today my daughter and I had to run a couple of errands and one of those errands ended us up at the Grocery Outlet.  We only went into the store for lettuce and cheese, but since I was there, I decided I would check out the wine department.  Lately, when shopping at the Grocery […]