29 January

As time marches on, we are becoming more keenly aware of the effects of climate change. Agriculture in especially, is susceptible to the effects of a warming planet.  Because of their ultra-sensitivity to weather conditions, wine grapes may be harbingers for the rest of our planet’s crops. These cherished orbs of sweetness, rendering us complex […]

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25 September

This week we explore the phenomenon of boutique wineries. There are numerous, quality, diverse and interesting wineries that fall in this category within the Sierra Foothill region of California. Many wine connoisseurs from the bay area and beyond leave successful careers as lawyers, money managers and IT engineers to embrace their dreams by opening up […]

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21 September

In this blog post we venture into the basics of picking the proper wine to pair with entrees. All wine aficionados know, pairings done properly elicit an extraordinary balance between the individual elements of the food and character of the wine. This attention to detail substantially increases a meals enjoyment factor and helps to avoid […]

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04 September

Technology is dramatically changing essentially all areas of our lives. Choosing that ideal bottle of Tempranillo to pair with your meal is no exception. We explore a few ways technology, in the form of software applications, are changing forever the way people enjoy, track and inventory their favorite collection of liquid heaven in the 21st […]

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