Favorite Wines

27th Best Wine in the World in 2011

Remember this wine? The 2008 Rusack Vineyards Syrah, from Santa Barbara California, scored 93 points and became the 27th Best Wine in the world in 2011 when it was released (Wine Spectator Top 100 list). I just opened a bottle for dinner tonight. It is deep dense in color with a richness the same. Fruity nose, and black cherry [...]

2012 Paul Hobbs Pinot Noir

It is a beautiful evening of Pinot Noir Wine Tasting from remarkable CALIFORNIA wine regions… Los Carneros AVA, Sta. Rita Hills AVA, Central Coast AVA, Santa Maria Valley AVA, Santa Lucia Highlands AVA, and Russian River Valley AVA… and Paul Hobbs Winery has done it again… A spectacular wine, the star of the evening! From the Russian River Valley [...]

#8 Best Wine in The World in 2014

Remember… #8 Best Wine in The World for 2014 by Wine Spectator? It was the 2012 Brewer-Clifton, Sta. Rita Hills, Pinot Noir (Santa Barbara, California). I am with owner Crystal Clifton tasting her next vintage, which is now the 2013 Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir… and wow… delicate, smooth and desirable!

Bodega Noemia – Patagonia, Argentina

The Cellars of Río Negro Turismo on the book Exploring Wine Regions of Argentina. The Journalist Michael Higgins, an American, she works in black river gathering information, notes, interviews and photos for the book of his authorship: “Exploring Wine Regions of Argentina”. Michael Higgins is touring the wineries in the area of the Upper Valley, in a job in which helps [...]