Tag Archives: Summer Wines

Cartlidge and Browne Merlot and Chardonnay

Is it the destination or is it the journey? My husband will tell you he’s all about the journey and mostly I just want to get to the destination. Sometimes it’s both. Just a few weeks ago I embarked on … Continue reading

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2014 Giesen Estate Winery Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

Summer is in full swing. The heat wave my area was experiencing has finally broken and we’re beginning to get some rain again. As I type this I’m listening to the sound of distant thunder and watching the skies darken … Continue reading

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Giesen Pinot Gris Marlborough, New Zealand 2014

There’s no place like home, there’s no place like home, there’s no… You get the picture. Two weekends ago, my husband and I packed up the family  truckster, our dog Rooster and set out for some R&R in Raleigh, NC. Travelling … Continue reading

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Cavit Pinot Grigio 2012

This has been one crazy summer where the weather is concerned. We were in an extended rainy spring pattern until August 1. On that day Mother Nature took us into summer where higher temps forced us to finally close 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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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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Biltmore Century Red and Century White

One year ago this week, my husband, Mikkel, 19 year old cat, Katundra, and I packed a large 26’ moving truck with car carrier in tow, loaded my car with dozens of bottles of wines and headed north to begin … Continue reading

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Toad Hollow Sonoma County Dry Rosé of Pinot Noir 2011

Hot, humid and miserable has given way to breezy, cool and wonderful, at least for this morning anyway. Hey, I’ll take whatever comfortable weather I can get. Forecast temps of 104 degrees by the end of this week has me … Continue reading

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