Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc at Rustic House

Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc at Rustic House

 At last — a tasting event that’s not a three-hour drive.  We live in Silicon Valley.  Los Altos, Cupertino, and Palo Alto are the hubs of that region.  Imagine our excitement when we received an invitation to a chardonnay and sauvignon blanc tasting at Rustic House, Los Altos. The event is Saturday, June 8 at 6 pm.  Tickets are $85.  Taste and buy wines.  But be...

Kali Hart Chardonnay 2022

Kali Hart Chardonnay 2022

With spring in the air, we decided it was time to try one of our old favorites: Talbott’s Kali Hart chardonnay (2022). This wine varies a lot with vintages so you never quite know what you’re...

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Artisan Visits France

Our friends at Artisan Wine & Spirits invited us to a tasting of ten French wines.  We eagerly accepted. The wines were a good sample of the many wine-growing regions of France.  But technically...

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New Mexico Green Chile Stew

Just in time for New Year’s day, a recipe to warm your heart (along with other organs), as well as an option to bring luck in the New Year: New Mexico Green Chile Stew.  I first tried this...

Etnyre Wines

Etnyre Wines

Etnyre Wines is a close second for best pinot at Garagiste 2022 Paso Robles.  They make pinot noir and syrah. We were greeted by Ethan and Karen Etnyre. Both were charming. Ethan’s knowledge of every...

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Wine For the Road

The Darwin Awards are awarded to people who have died because they made an incredibly stupid mistake.   They have essentially removed themselves from the gene pool, giving evolution a big assist...