Wine Education

CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: April 11th, 2016
6 Central Coast Wine Steals to Drink Up!
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: March 15th, 2016
An impressive collection of Santa Cruz Mountains wineries and winemakers filled The Press Club in San Francisco on March 7 to share their wines with members of the trade and assorted media. Spoiler alert: the biggest shocker of the day was seeing that Richard Alfaro, he of the towering frame and Sampson-like locks, had cut
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: March 8th, 2016
Rob Mondavi, Jr. Explains Birth of Fourth Leaf Wines (VIDEO) What happens when you blend equal parts from both sides of America’s most well known wine family? You get a Mondavi Family first! A handcrafted limited production one-of-a-kind-wine with one heck of a story behind the bottle. Fourth generation winemakers Rob Mondavi, Jr. (Michael Mondavi’s
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: February 24th, 2016
The Reign of Whites in Anderson Valley By: Laura Ness What’s the first thing that pops into your head when you see or hear “Anderson Valley?” Your answer could reveal a lot about how long you’ve been familiar with the region. If you said “Alsatian whites,” chances are, you’re an old timer, relatively speaking. Say
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: February 4th, 2016
Consider the gutsiness of a move to call a line of wines “INCONCEIVABLE.” It takes hutzpah and the brass tacks to back it up. My 7th grade math teacher used this word over and over as he admonished the class for not being able to conceive of the concept of fractions. Striking the blackboard with
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: November 23rd, 2015
Tasting Bordeaux from France side by side with examples from Napa and the Santa Cruz Mountains, all from a single vintage, is an illuminating way to see what gets the juices flowing. Attendees of Premier Cruz on November 6, 2015, at The Mountain Winery were treated to a rare presentation of nine excellent Cabernets, along