Red Wine

CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: June 13th, 2013
Can you really taste big tannic red wine in 115-degree heat? The answer is no. Unless they are properly chilled to the cellar temp at which they are supposed to be served. Which would be around 56. Ice is required. Thankfully, the organizers of the 3rd annual Barbera Festival, held at Cooper Vineyards in Plymouth,
CATEGORY: News & Events   |   DATE: June 11th, 2013
Poetic Cellars’ Beat Cancer to the Punchdown Saturday, June 15, Noon–5 p.m. Poetic Cellars 5000 N Rodeo Gulch Dr., Soquel 95073 Just off Hwy17–Take the Vine Hill exit before Scotts Valley Tasting Fee: $10 Come out to Poetic Cellars on Saturday, June 15 from noon to 5 p.m. and celebrate life well lived while supporting
CATEGORY: Wine Education   |   DATE: May 16th, 2013
Here’s what Monique Soltani covered on this week’s wine radio show, Wine Oh TV on Radioslot.com. We take a tour of Italy and meet the man behind Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s “2012 European Winery of the Year”, Marco Caprai from Arnaldo Caprai. Find out what makes Italy’s indigenous grape Sagrantino so special. Then we show you the Top
CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings   |   DATE: March 29th, 2013
What’s better than a roomful of great Pinot Noir? Why, a roomful of good food to match! Here are my top 10 food and wine pairings found at Pinot Paradise. The 9th annual Pinot Paradise, held at Villa Ragusa in lovely downtown Campbell,  presented a plethora of delicious Pinots, just begging for the perfect food
CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings   |   DATE: March 28th, 2013
Just recently, Santa Cruz Mountain Winegrowers Association held its 9th annual Pinot Paradise in Campbell, California and while wine is typically on our mind, we found 12 Foodie Favorites at Pinot Paradise that you will fall in love with. The event’s focus is to highlight the fantastic Pinot Noir’s coming out of this region and the
CATEGORY: Food & Wine Pairings   |   DATE: March 27th, 2013
Even the most closeted of bacon lovers were smiling with sheer, glistening-cheeked delight on Friday evening, March 23, 2013, at the Hotel Healdsburg, for Charlie Palmer’s 8th annual pork-based phantasmagoria, Pigs & Pinot. A benefit for Share Our Strength, the leading national organization working to end childhood hunger in America, Pigs & Pinot also supports