Archive for January, 2011

Jan 27 2011

Something Old in the Beginning

Napa Valley and the rest of the Bay Area have been enjoying two weeks of glorious spring-like weather.  Graced with warm sunny afternoons, early signs of spring are emerging whether it is blooming mustard or wild flowers.   Kicking back in the sun with some light appetizers and a glass of wine this weekend, I found […]

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Jan 18 2011

Unbridled California Unoaked Chardonnay

As a wine connoisseur, there are many wine myths that I enjoy dispelling.   Some people believe that only red wines can be consumed during cold winter months.   Others rail against the merits of California Chardonnay and brazenly call the varietal insipid.  If you have had the opportunity to enjoy this week’s featured wine, however, you […]

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Jan 04 2011

Go Big or Go Home: Morisoli Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

As 2010 wound to its finish, it did not extinguish meekly as the week leading up to New Year’s holiday was loaded with fast-paced last minute dealings, surprise visitors from out of town and an ever mindful realization that time is indeed fleeting.   When a week that was seemingly larger than life finally screeched to […]

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