Mendoza Vineyard Malbec World Day

Malbec World Day: Celebrating Malbec Wines

In the wine world, different varietals have special days of celebration throughout the year. Below find a list of those days in which wine enthusiasts can honor their favorite wines on that particular day. Although I will list many of these days for this article, I will be concentrating on Malbec World day, which happens

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Erifili and Dimitra Parparoussis

Discover the Greek Wine Varietals of the Cava Spiliadis Collection

Greek wines are becoming more popular in the United States, but many varietals are still unfamiliar. With over 300 Greek wine varietals, mostly indigenous grapes, there is a lot to learn. Recently Odyssey, the Cava Spilladis Collection toured many cities in the United States, including Los Angeles and showcased nine family-run wineries that currently comprise

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Interior Italian Eatery N.10. Photo Courtesy of N.10

No. 10: Dynamic Italian Eatery Comes to the Beverly Grove

Tucked away in the Beverly Grove area of Los Angeles on Third Street is a newly appointed culinary find. Welcome to No. 10 Restaurant, an upscale Italian eatery that is both chic, and eclectic in its culinary offerings. Entering, you are welcomed into a modern vibe, with a variety of taste sensations that reflect the

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Chloe Lure Coursing

Chloe’s Adventure Cori’s Nightmare: A Lost Dog Rescue Story

A pet owners worst nightmare is having their dog get loose, especially when the location is foreign to the dog. Such was the case when we took our Saluki, Chloe lure coursing at Prado Dog Park in Chino. Here is my story of a lost dog rescue. Salukis were bred to hunt gazelle and rabbits,

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California Wine - Uncorked California

Staying Sustainable during Down to Earth Month

April is Down to Earth Month and  Sunday, April 22nd is Earth Day. I started the month in a green manner by attending the Sustainable Summit luncheon, hosted by the Wine Institute and Girl Meets Grape.  The event at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel’s Napa Rose restaurant included the following guests: Secretary Karen Ross, California Department

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Roggio del Filare Rosso Piceno Superiore

Velenosi: Discover the Italian wine region of Marche

Angela Velenosi was ahead of her time when she opened the Velenosi Winery in the Marche, an Italian wine region lying along the Adriatic coast. Her winemaking vision helped put Marche on the map as a viable wine producing area. The Italian wine region of Marche lies between the Apennine Mountains and the Adriatic Sea.

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Visiting Wente Vineyards with Phil Wente

Wente Vineyards: Building a legacy through Chardonnay

When it comes to California winemaking, two Livermore wineries played vital roles in the history of wine for the Golden State, Concannon and Wente. Both represent the foundation and backbone of two varietals, Cabernet Sauvignon for Concannon and Chardonnay for Wente. For this article, I will be discussing Wente Vineyards. Enjoying dinner with Phil Wente

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Chardonnay vs Sauvginon Blanc

Wine Watch: Chardonnay VS Sauvignon Blanc – A Taste Test

Two of the most popular and common white varieties are Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Comparing some basic differences between Chardonnay vs Sauvignon Blanc can help you more easily choose the right wine. Sauvignon Blancs tend to be lighter in body than Chardonnay, although there is a range that varies, according to the location it is

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Stars of Napa Valley Wine Tasting

Stars of Napa Valley: Presenting the best of Cabernet Sauvignon

In terms of wine, it was a star-studded event as there were many new shining wine faces to meet at Stars of Napa Valley, a wine tasting put on by WineLA. The tasting mostly featured red wines from Napa with a concentration on Cabernet Sauvignon. Napa Valley Wineries Although I love to visit my old

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Wine Varietals of Lodi

Lodi in Los Angeles: Diversity through unusual wine varietals

Most people think of Lodi as the land of Zinfandel especially old vine Zinfandel; however once you get to know the wineries of this area, you will discover that there are over 100 different grapes grown in Lodi. If you are a wine geek like me, you will love exploring some of the unique lesser-known

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