Category Archives: Wine under $40

Bonny Doon Black & White & Red All Over, Central Coast 2011

This year’s Wine Blogger’s Conference is being held in July in Santa Barbara County. I’m sitting this one out and spending vacation time with my husband this year. Though I loved exploring areas I was familiar with and love as … Continue reading

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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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2008 Brunello di Montalcino Col d’Orcia

It’s winter, it’s spring, it’s winter, it’s spring, anyone else feel like they’re on a giant weather yo-yo over the past few weeks. I know I shouldn’t complain as much of the country is still waiting for the snow to … 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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Toad Hollow Rod’s Pride Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2006

In a matter of hours our family size went from nine (2 adults, 7 animals) to fifteen when six incubated eggs hatched last week. Everyday I’m amazed at how much they grow from just the night before. We’re enjoying watching … Continue reading

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Trione Vineyards & Winery

Last week may have been Valentine’s Day but at my house it was Christmas.In December I received an email from Lori at Trione Vineyards & Winery. She saw my post on Biltmore wines and wanted to know if I’d like … Continue reading

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