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Summer Survival Wine Kit Giveaway Sponsored by [yellow tail] Wines

Jun 30, 2013
Summer Survival Wine Kit Giveaway Sponsored by [yellow tail] Wines

“Feel the heat burning you up, ready or not…” I feel extremely lucky right now. I live in a small one bedroom condo and the air conditioning works great. I have access to a pool. I might not have a lot of money, but I am counting my blessings now that I have a...

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Robert Mondavi Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

I have made it no secret that I am a big red wine fan.  I love a good Cabernet and a Zinfandel.  When I received the package from Robert Mondavi Winery, I was thrilled that they had included the Robert Mondavi Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon 2010.  Reg...

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AM Alert: California looks at state centers for the disabled

Jun 25, 2013
AM Alert: California looks at state centers for the disabled

We don't often use this space to give shoutouts to the competition, but you may not have had a chance to read Center for Investigative Reporting's series on abuse at California's centers for the developmentally disabled. In addition to winning genera...

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Robert Mondavi Fume Blanc 2011

I received this wonderful Robert Mondavi Fume Blanc 2011 in a box of wines (along with some other items) from the Robert Mondavi Winery in honor of his life (1913-2008) and the 100th anniversary of his birth.  To savor each item, I will showcase each ...

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Weekend travel: The Hofsas House Hotel in Carmel

Jun 17, 2013
Weekend travel: The Hofsas House Hotel in Carmel

Remember a few weekends ago when Sacramento felt hotter than Christie Brinkley in the Uptown Girl video? (Here’s a link for the children in the audience). Well, Andy and I were able to escape the brutality (before melting) on a little getaway in Carmel, kindly hosted by the Hofsas House Hotel. It happened to...

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Something new: Stack Wines cabernet sauvignon

I found this Stack Wines Cabernet Sauvignon while I was grocery shopping and I just couldn’t help it so in the basket it went.  It is just what it says, four snap apart sealed single-servings of wine in Riedel-like glasses stacked together in 187...

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State Fair winners: Best California wines for $15 or less

Jun 14, 2013
State Fair winners: Best California wines for $15 or less

With the California 2013 State Fair Wine Competition announcing many of its winners last week, it's time to put all that tasting and medal-awarding to good use. You could spend hours searching The Bee's State Fair wine winner data base for the best buy...

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Melon Mint Wine-sicles: Recipe

How fun is that, wine and Popsicles combined. So not to delay, let’s get to it. Besides it’s hot outside and these wine-sicles sounds really good right now...The post Melon Mint Wine-sicles: Recipe appeared first on Finding Our Way Now.

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And Then We Went to Sonoma for a Day…

Jun 12, 2013
And Then We Went to Sonoma for a Day…

It was very convenient that it happened to be our montha-versary Sunday morning, June 2nd, Andy ran the Lake Chabot Half Marathon. It’s worth noting because he finished 27th out of 179 runners, and it was trail run. (Meaning rather treacherous and very hilly at times). Then we were off to Sonoma for a...

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Woodbridge Moscato Wine 2012

When I received Woodbridge Moscato Wine 2012 from Woodbridge Winery, I had to laugh because I had been exploring Moscato wines of late. Included with the wine was a Popsicle kit and a recipe for Melon –Mint Wine-sicles. I love it... The post Woodbr...



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