Eve’s Wine 101

ElectionsVoteI became a fan of Carmenere wines when first introduced to them, most likely via Alex Guarachi of Guarachi Wine Partners when his distribution company was formerly known as TGIC – Thank God it’s Chilean – a decade or more ago. The g(more..)

ElectionsVoteYes, your favorite dining destination not only has a new wine list, Mother’s Day, the Chef’s Tasting Menus Friday, Saturday and Sundays, then comes Taco Tuesday, Late Night Fried Chicken until sold out on Thursdays after 7, Sunday Brunch,(more..)

ElectionsVoteI’m a sucker for Rosé wine, especially when the temperatures go up and the days are longer. It’s almost like an aperitif to have before dinner for us, on the front porch, as we watch our neighbors slowly filter by walking their dog(more..)

ElectionsVoteThis is my last article on the recent Universal Whisky Experience that I attended this past April in Las Vegas. Night one was the grand tasting and day two was the master classes. Last week I shared what I learned about the Oban Distillery. Today we (more..)

ElectionsVoteIf you had a chance to read my opening story on the Universal Whisky Experience 2018 – aka Nth – you knew that besides the four-hour grand tasting there were master classes held the following day. Of the several that were offered, in two (more..)

ElectionsVoteMy editor Michael Perlis knows all about Carlisle Winery, and has for a number of years, so in this one bottle post I will give you my impressions of this one bottle alone. If you want to know more about winemaker/owner Mike Officer or the vineyard p(more..)

ElectionsVoteThere are usually more than one reason we become fans of a particular winery: an outstanding line-up of varietals, a feeling of connectivity with the people that work with the winery, a tasting experience that lingers in your memory and maybe a chanc(more..)

ElectionsVoteVin Decanter is a book for the novice wine consumer. Written and presented in an accessible way to reduce the complexity of the subject…Chris Madden is a teacher with over twenty-five years experience of working in education. Post-graduate stu(more..)

ElectionsVoteL.A.’s Top Bartenders Celebrated “Six Years of Cocktails, Community and A Great Cause” during the sixth Art Beyond The Glass held at Los Globos in LA on June 25... Proceeds from ABTG VI will go to The Moth, the award-winning no(more..)

ElectionsVoteWente Vineyards has been around forever (see below, since 1912 to be exact) and I’ve had my fair share. It was with pleasure that I got to sample three different Chardonnays, and with surprise that the one I enjoyed the most sells for only $15.(more..)

ElectionsVoteLast week we attended one of our favorite wine events, Wine in the Pines in Pine Mountain Club about an hour from Santa Clarita. Why is it a favorite? The venue is incomparable – you are in a mountain community, filled with flora and fauna, and(more..)

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