Two Post Holiday Sales Worth Your Time and Money

Siduri and the Loring Wine Company both make superb pinot noirs.  And now they are running two post holiday sales worth your time and money. Siduri routinely has a post-holiday warehouse clearance sale.  This is a rare opportunity to acquire some older vintages. But the real find is Loring Wine Company.  They were one of our three newcomers of the year in 2014.  We first...

Sandy Boynton wine label something every wine lover can use

Something Every Wine Lover Can Use

We all have bottles of wine that are not quite up to our standards, but still quaffable. Cartoonist Sandy Boynton (@SandyBoynton) has created something every wine lover can use.  Download the image...

Dinner at Siduri Preview

On December 14, 2019 we made the trek to Santa Rosa for the annual Siduri holiday dinner.  Great food, friendly crowd, terrific wine and – bonus – an excellent duo creating music. We’ll get...

Shark Wine Glass

Just in Time for Christmas.

The gift for every wine lover you know.  Available through Amazon.com in many varieties. Just in time for Christmas.

EU planting rights

New European Union Planting Rights

Via the American Association of Wine Economists, the new European Union planting rights are available.  As you may have guessed, winegrapes are being planted.  This is yet another illustration of EU...

Kent Rosenblum at work

Kent Rosenblum, an Appreciation

I just heard that Kent Rosenblum passed away on September 5, 2018. Mr. Rosenblum, founder of the eponymous Rosenblum Cellars, became famous for zinfandels, sourcing grapes from all over Northern...