Another Round – June 2021

Another Round – June 2021

Chianti as promised, a couple of interesting whites and a not so often available Port CHIANTI is all about Italia.  Very reasonably priced and flavorful! Melini Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG 2017: $19.80, Tuscany, Italy What you can Expect:  A dry smooth silky medium...
Another Round – Latest Samplings

Another Round – Latest Samplings

Wente Morning Fog Chardonnay: $19.95California USA    What You Can Expect:  Flavorful and crisp, this dry straw coloured Chardonnay has flavours of green apple, tropical fruit, vanilla and a hint of toasty oak. Zuccardi Serie A Torrontés 2020: $16.95Salta,...
Another Round – March 2021

Another Round – March 2021

With California wine in my glass so often, It’s no surprise that California golf was on my mind! More whites than reds for a change, some bubbles, a nice late bottled vintage port and a couple of delicious odds and sods. Robert Mondavi Private Selection Chardonnay...
Another Round – February 2021

Another Round – February 2021

Just because we can’t physically travel doesn’t mean that our pallets can’t – Right! Over Christmas and all through the month of January did just that.  Spent some time falling in love with Spain always leading the way with inexpensive good reds, stepped into Portugal...
Cabernet Franc in Chinon: Hard to find but easy to drink

Cabernet Franc in Chinon: Hard to find but easy to drink

By Jeff Thoreson The large wine store where I like to go to wander the aisles like the DIY-ers wander around the big-box home improvement centers offers just two bottles of wine from Chinon, France. Really? To me, that’s like Lowes offering just two colors of paint....