We are totally selling out by giving this wine a glowing review. We’re sinking to new lows to ingratiate ourselves to popular tastes and trends while blatantly sucking up to the big players in the wine business in a desperate attempt to win new followers. So, don’t believe anything we say. Our opinions can no longer be trusted and our... Read more →
For every major holiday, I like to choose one special brew that will enhance the holiday spirit. Although Easter was weeks ago, this one was special enough to warrant a mention—BRUERY TERREUX’s Frederick H. Berliner Weisse, a German-style tart wheat beer, yet another one of those perfect accompaniments to a beautiful Spring day. Bruery... Read more →
You know the joy of an unexpected surprise?—like when you find a tattered $20 dollar bill in a pair of pants you just laundered, or receiving a beautiful bouquet of flowers from a secret admirer, or ending up in the black on a trip to Vegas? Well, the 2012 LUCAS & LEWELLEN Cabernet Sauvignon Clone 6 is an outstanding Cabernet Sauvignon... Read more →
Big, bold and righteous, its name is Epinette and its deep, dark soul is the blues. Super-richly concentrated in the luscious sweetness of black cherry and expressive notes of cassis, blueberry and dark chocolate, this is Bessie Smith or Billie Holiday standing next to a mahogany baby grand and singing their hearts out. This 2014 vintage,... Read more →
It’s spring time! Time to shed the winter clothes and hearty ales. With the warming weather come the crisper, lighter ales, bocks and lagers that are perfect for basking in the sunshine. I’m kicking off my springtime with a Popfuji Pilsner at BROUWERIJ WEST in San Pedro, California. This is such a perfect beer to enjoy on a sunny day.... Read more →
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