The County Bench – Best ...

Feb 6, 2017 by

Tweet My sweetheart and I had the pleasure of experiencing Happy Hour at The County Bench in downtown Santa Rosa last week and I gotta...

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Joseph Jewell Wines – OM...

Dec 5, 2016 by

Tweet Are you a rabid Pinot Noir fan like me? If so, let me clue you in to Joseph Jewell Wines, if you haven’t found out about them...

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Cougar Juice

Jul 18, 2016 by

Tweet If you Google “Cougar Juice,” the first image you’ll see is a bottle of Rombauer Chardonnay. The Urban Dictionary refers...

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Wine Road Barrel Tasting Weeke...

Mar 6, 2016 by

Tweet At the risk of sounding like an old-timer lamenting past golden days (wait – I AM an old-timer, I’ve been in the wine...

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The Fantasies of a Tasting Roo...

Dec 6, 2015 by

Tweet I’ve spent much of my 30-plus year career managing tasting rooms. I’ve worked for small, family owned wineries and large...

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“Sooooo, Are You a Somm?...

Nov 30, 2015 by

Tweet Sooooo…are you a Somm? After over 30 years of actively working in many facets of the wine industry (winery management, sales,...

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