Category: Wine Review

Weekend Wine Review: Impromptu Pinot Party

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This past weekend started innocently enough, it was a long holiday weekend so we decided to lay low and just enjoy one of the last hot weekends here in Ohio until the seemingly 9 months of winter sets in. Well, that went downhill fast when I got a call from my cousin asking what we…


Tapas and Tempranillo

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Tapas and Tempranillo In 2013 I made a business trip to Barcelona. It was an extremely short trip, but it was long enough for me to fall in love with the city, its people, and its food. Barcelona was the first place that I was introduced to tapas or small plate food. If you are…


Weekend Wine Review – Part 2 – 2012 Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

As I said in my previous post, we had a fun time with family this past weekend and opened some special wines. The second wine of the weekend was a 2012 Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon. Charlie Wagner, his wife Lorna Belle Glos Wagner, their son Chuck Wagner started the winery in 1971. The Wagner family…


Weekend Wine Review – Part 1 – 2012 Mercury Head, Orin Swift

What a great weekend! We had family¬†in town and that gave us the perfect opportunity to open two amazing wines. First up was 2012 Mercury Head bottled¬†by Orin Swift Cellars out of Napa, California. This 100% Cabernet Sauvignon is tremendous all the way around. It starts with the bottle, large and heavy, it feels like…