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2012 Macchia Zinfandel Mischievous

Wine Review: 2012 Macchia Zinfandel Mischievous Lodi, California Macchia Winery produces a variety of different Zinfandel’s, each with unique personalities and characteristics crafted from a number of small lots from Lodi. The 2012 Macchia Zinfandel Mischievous is a full-bodied, ultra-ripe, richly intense style Zinfandel with spicy and jammy blackberry and dark cherry flavors. 

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2008 Bunchgrass Winery Columbia Valley Syrah

Wine Review: 2008 Bunchgrass Winery Columbia Valley Syrah Lewis Vineyard in the Columbia Valley sits at an elevation of 1200 ft. and produces quality Syrah, most of it that was planted in 1998. The vineyard also comprises of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chardonnay. The 2008 Bunchgrass Winery Columbia Valley Syrah is a full-bodied, enticing red with […]

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2012 Handley Pinot Blanc

Wine Review: 2012 Handley Pinot Blanc Mendocino County California I have tasted and enjoyed Milla Handley’s wine for over two decades, and I have to say she is my favorite winemaker from the Anderson Valley.  She has the ability to transform grapes into something special in the bottle, and she continues to produce stellar wine […]

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2011 Eyrie Chardonnay Reserve

Wine Review: Eyrie Chardonnay Reserve, Original Vines, Dundee Hills, Oregon The Eyrie Chardonnay Reserve is clean and crisp with meyer lemon, pear, honey and vanilla cream aromas. On the palate, it is medium-bodied with flavors of green apples, lime and baking spices that evolve from first sip. Very lively and tart, halibut, scallops or chicken […]

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2010 Rosa D’ Oro Montepulciano

Wine Review: 2010 Rosa D’ Oro Montepulciano Tracy Hills California . Finding Montepulciano grown outside of Southern Italy used to be a rarity. Thanks to Nick and Pietro Buttitta (father and son) it’s not so rare anymore. They have been making some of the finest Italian varietal wines in California for almost a decade now. […]

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2011 Raffaldini Sangiovese Riserva

Wine Review: 2011 Raffaldini Sangiovese Riserva Swan Creek North Carolina . The 2011 Raffaldini Sangiovese Riserva is a pretty style with integrated tannins that play the backbeat to the multi-layered mid-palette of sour cherry, tobacco and plum. It is a medium-bodied Sangiovese with good acidity and a medium-long finish; a very food friendly wine, which […]

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