Category Archives: United States

2011 Elizabeth Chambers Winemaker’s Cuvee Pinot Noir

I’m in trip planning mode. First a trip to the Great Smokey Mountains and later in the year a trip to Savannah, GA. Both are just hours away so we won’t have to worry about airfare, crowded planes, Atlanta’s Hartsfield/Jackson … Continue reading

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2012 Nanna’s Short Cake, Lodi, CA Zinfandel

I can’t believe I missed two weeks of posting and am writing this post later than usual. I vowed I would not miss another week so I took a few hours off from work. It’s been a hectic and somewhat … Continue reading

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Foreplay Chardonnay Naked Winery 2011

The holiday season is barreling towards us at warp speed, just last week I saw a Christmas decorations hung in a department store. I’m not ready to go headlong into Thanksgiving and Christmas yet. I’m too busy enjoying witches, skeletons … Continue reading

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Dearly Beloved I Thee Red Blend 2011

Looking out my window I watch yellow leaves as they float to the ground covering our patchy grass on our large wooded lot. Cool breezes blow gently through the tree branches still full of green leaves that will soon turn … Continue reading

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14 Hands Hot to Trot Red Blend

Sitting at my laptop I face two large windows looking out into our wooded yard. Two large White Oaks stretch their long branches toward the railing on my front porch. The sun is just coming up and the sounds of … Continue reading

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Montaluce Winery & Estates, Dahlonega, Georgia

“There’s gold in them thar hills.” These are the famously misquoted words spoken by Dr. MF Stephenson in 1849 as he stood on the Dahlonega Court House steps attempting to persuade miners to stay in Dahlonega instead of joining the … Continue reading

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A Little of this, A Little of that, Summer Wines

The month of August always brought dread to me as a kid. It meant one thing and one thing only, summer was coming to an end and soon I would be back in school. Schools in my area are already … Continue reading

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Biltmore Chardonnay & Riesling, Front Porch Swings and Way Ward Roosters

Last week marked the official start of summer bringing with it higher temps and humidity. Trying to find some relief from the heat I opened a couple of recently received samples of Biltmore® Reserve Chardonnay 2011 and Biltmore® Riesling. After … Continue reading

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Wine Chicks Guide does Seattle

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Those of you who follow my posts know I’d been talking about the upcoming Wine Bloggers Conference 2013 taking place in Penticton, British Columbia. Well now that event is in the past and I’m finally getting around to putting my … Continue reading

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Montinore Borealis: The Northern Whites 2011 Willamette Valley Table White Wine

Mother Nature can be a real bitch sometimes. She nurtures us by providing warm sunshine and rain which trees soak up and make oxygen for us to breathe. She also helps produce the food we eat, flowers we admire and … Continue reading

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