#WIYG: The March 4, 2013 Edition

2009 Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars Red Oak Vineyard Riesling, Finger Lakes, paired with shrimp and grits: Finger Lakes Wine Country meets South This was a great contrasting flavor pairing that exceeded my expectations. The off-dry Riesling and its wonderful acidity cut through the spicy, buttery, creamy shrimp and grits perfectly. This tasting and accompanying photo was […]

Sonoma and Napa Labor Day Weekend 2012 Part 1

Calluna Vineyards I first tasted Calluna Vineyards‘ Bordeaux-style red wines in April 2012 at Vinoteca, a winemaking cooperative in Santa Rosa. At that tasting, I learned David Jeffery’s story, from corporate financier to winemaker. He invited me to his Chalk Hill AVA vineyards this trip. The property is not yet a public winery, so the […]