Tag: Napa

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…


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…


History Lesson

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I decided since today is a Thursday that I would do a throwback Thursday history lesson. If you love or even like Napa Valley Wines (or California wines, or any wines produced in the USA) you should know the story of the Paris Wine Tasting of 1976,  also known by the more ominous name the “Judgement…


Starting Something New!

I never really thought of doing anything like this until about two weeks ago. I had been sitting in my office and a buddy called me and asked me to give him a shopping list. He had an event in a few days and needed to get about a dozen bottles that would be raffled…