What? A Merlot? Livermore Valley Retzlaff 2005 Merlot

What a Merlot?  Let the truth be told, I have not been crazy about Merlots lately.  I’m not sure if I have been avoiding them, but I think I just got distracted by all the other varietals that are out there.  We happened to go wine tasting at Livermore’s own Retzlaff Winery before the holidays, […]

“Seat of MY Pants” Blend

This big red blend was AWESOME!  A wine to definitely make me say, “WOW”!  Julia and I went to El Sol Winery this past weekend and tasted this and the other wines they offer.  It was the perfect day, sunny and breezy as we sat outside on their patio to taste.  I want to get ahead […]