Wine

Finding Our Way Now
Twisted River Winery Primitivo: #Wine

Aw, this Twisted River Winery Primitivo was a very pleasant surprise. Not very long ago we had some great friends visit us for a week of fun, food and wine. One of the places we visited was Husick’s Country Store in Clarksburg, California. It is a charming place where I found this Twisted...

Sac Foodies
The Cellar in Historic Folsom

Jun 20, 2014
The Cellar in Historic Folsom

There are some restaurants that are just a pleasure, and The Cellar on Sutter Street in Historic Folsom is one such place. I’ve been to The Cellar a number of times, but when I learned of their expanded menu, I couldn’t wait to try it. Executive Chef Joe Cuka has created a little something...

Sac Foodies
The Cellar in Historic Folsom

Jun 20, 2014
The Cellar in Historic Folsom

There are some restaurants that are just a pleasure, and The Cellar on Sutter Street in Historic Folsom is one such place. I’ve been to The Cellar a number of times, but when I learned of their expanded menu, I couldn’t wait to try it. Executive Chef Joe Cuka has created a little something...

Appetizers
Sutter Home White Zinfandel among gold medalists at State Fair wine competition

The California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition was held from June 4 through June 6, and now we know who earned medals in what’s billed as the country’s oldest wine competition. The gold medalists include a brand that’s often used as a punchline in the world of wine: Sutter Home White Zinfandel, an off-dry...

Rubys Musings
Sunday Sips in Shenandoah /Amador County

Cheers to another good day!  This past Sunday, Father's Day as it would have it, lead to another day of wine tasting with hubby and our middle daughter Rebecca. As has been the case on many occasion, we headed down HWY 16, then onto HWY 49, toward...

A Year in Wine
Dunne on Wine: California’s most reliable wine companies

Three decades ago it was easy. Today, not at all.

I’m talking of drawing up my list of California’s 10 most-reliable wineries. Thankfully, it’s an exercise I indulge just once every 10 years. The first was in 1984.

Before getting to the fourth, let’s review the ground rules.

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Finding Our Way Now
K Viognier (Columbia Valley): #Wine

The label of this wine, K Viognier, really intrigued me. We were out to dinner at a very fine restaurant and of course I needed a nice wine to enjoy with my meal. It was a sweltering day in my area so a cold glass of white wine such as this K Viognier...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Foothills wineries win big in State Fair wine tasting competition

Foothills wineries win big in State Fair wine tasting competition

Sierra Foothills wineries, from Auburn to Lincoln to Grass Valley and Nevada City, won big in this year’s wine tasting competition for the California State Fair. “Best of Class” winners included Lone Buffalo, Viña Castellano and Wise Villa – which won 12 medals. Viña Castellano won a “Double Gold,” “Best of California and Best of...

A Year in Wine
Dunne on Wine: Jon Bonné, ‘The New California Wine’ author

Dunne on Wine: Jon Bonné, ‘The New California Wine’ author


Above is an image reprinted with permission from “The New California Wine: A Guide to the Producers and Wines Behind a Revolution in Taste.” At left, author Jon Bonné is shown two years ago at Mead Ranch in Napa.

My test of a wine book is the number of wines...

A Year in Wine
Dunne on Wine: Jon Bonné, ‘The New California Wine’ author

Dunne on Wine: Jon Bonné, ‘The New California Wine’ author


“The New California Wine” by Jon Bonné

My test of a wine book is the number of wines that sound so intriguing I jot them down on a running list that I tuck into my wallet for my next trip to a wine shop.

The list I...

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