Archive for the Tag 'Alexander Valley'

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Winter WINEland 2018 ~ Wine Country is Alive And Well

Join us for two glorious days along Wine Road – Northern Sonoma County as we celebrate the 26th Annual Winter WINEland! 2018. It’s right in my backyard, on January 13 and 14, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., each day. We love seeing you all, wine glasses in hand, going from one participating winery […]

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December in Wine Country ~ Have a Look

[Paperwhite flowers are a typical December bloom. Photo by Jo Diaz.] The beginning of December – this season – has been beautiful weather wise and visually. I’m now in the Mayacamas Mountains, above the Alexander Valley floor. The views are spectacular… stunning, really. Perhaps this is why my devotion to blogging every day has waned […]

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Why would you not want to taste Alexander Valley?

If you enjoy wine, I can’t imagine why you would not want to taste Alexander Valley. I was just reminded of this event by Lisa Mattson of Jordan Winery, who invited me to taste the valley on the weekend of May 16 and May 17. This is the Eighteenth Annual Taste Alexander Valley in 2015. […]

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Tom Klein of Rodney Strong talks about his 2009 vintages for Cab and Meritage

I’m very lucky to be living in Russian River Valley, where so many wonderful wine companies are based. Little did I know on my very first trip to California, when I visited Rodney Strong Vineyards in the early 1900s, that someday I’d be living five minutes away by car. My interest in Rodney Strong wines […]

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Malbec and Malbec Create a Respite Unlike Any Other

TITLE: Malbec and Malbec Create a Respite Unlike Any Other… Malbec and Malbec = Denis and May-Britt Malbec, the foremost wine making team, with a very unique background and amazing credentials. Respite = Respite Winery, the Alexander Valley, artisan treasure. Bringing the title together: I first met Malbec and Malbec at the recent Charles Reichel […]