Kessler- Haak Straight Ahead - Sparkling Wine

Kessler-Haak Vineyard and Wines: Making a big splash with sparkling wine

It is always exciting to discover that a winery I follow has created something new. Kessler-Haak Vineyard and Wines has some new wonderful additions to their portfolio of wines. They have added sparkling wines, and these sparklers are the perfect wine to enjoy a bit of romance with your spouse or lover on Valentine’s Day.

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Adrian Meyer, Winemaker at Terrazas de Los Andes

Terrazas de Los Andes: Pure refinement in a destination winery

My adventures in Argentina began with a charming getaway that has everything you could desire when it comes to a relaxing time, fabulous wines, sumptuous meals, and wonderful accommodations. Terrazas de Los Andes is a Luján De Cuyo destination winery that involves each visitor in a unique epicurean experience.  It was my first stop on

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Cheval de Andes

Cheval des Andes: Combining French elegance with Argentine style

My second day in Argentina took me to Cheval des Andes.  Considered the “New World Grand Cru,” the winery is located on 50 hectares in the Las Compuertas district of Luján de Cuyo.  The vineyard is known for its polo fields and its kinship with Argentine style. Cheval des Andes is a joint venture between

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Edna Valley Vineyards Chardonnay

Exploring Chardonnay at Edna Valley Vineyards

Sunset Savor the Central Coast brings together and showcases the wines and cuisines of the California Central Coast. What makes the event extra special are the Adventure Tours that take place over the days prior to the main weekend event. The Adventure Tours include a variety of activities from visiting an abalone farm to blending

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Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc

Cloudy Bay: Wines that are vibrantly fresh and lively

  For those who have not been exposed to the wines of New Zealand’s Cloudy Bay, you are missing a real treat, especially for those white wine lovers. Cloudy Bay’s Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay are superb. Last Thursday, Cloudy Bay enamored Los Angeles with a launch party showing off the 2013 Sauvignon Blanc, which will

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Rhone Rangers

Rhone Rangers: Touting the best of California’s Rhone varieties

The Rhone Rangers wine tasting brings together wineries from all over California who pride themselves in creating Rhone varietals and blends from the 22 grape varieties known in France’s Rhone Valley. The majority of the wineries at this event were from the Central Coast, encompassing the regions of Santa Barbara Country, Paso Robles, and Monterey

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J Vineyards Pinot Gris

Dine Al Fresco with J Vineyards summery Pinot Gris

In the summertime, when the heat is aspiring to 100-degree digits, it is always pleasant to dine al fresco and enjoy a nice refreshing crisp wine. That leaves the field open to whites and those pinks that are becoming ever so popular. There is one wine that definitely fills this bill, especially if you are

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The charm of Hermann Missouri draws many wine lovers

Sitting on board a flight to St Louis, I’m reminded of my visit to Hermann Missouri, the charming town situated along the Missouri River in the heart of the Missouri Wine Country. The location of Hermann is reminiscent of the Rhine River Valley and the quaint German Towns that reside along its banks. The German

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Kessler-Haak Vineyard and Wines: A passion for wine made real

The wineries of the Ste. Rita Hills focus primarily on the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir varietals. Kessler-Hawk Vineyard and Wines is one of those wineries but they also create some other varietals that make their winery unique. Kessler-Hawk is one of the few Ste. Rita Hills wineries that produce a Riesling. Dan and Ellen Kessler

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