I Heart NY-Finger Lakes Rieslings

  On Wednesday, I had the privilege of participating in a Virtual Tasting of Rieslings from New York’s Finger Lakes region.  In an earlier post, I wrote about a visit to Lamoreaux Landing in January.  I was really happy about what I had tasted, so when this opportunity arose, I jumped at the chance to get more of […]

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An Elegant Surprise- Gary Farrell Sauvignon Blanc

I have to admit.  I was very excited when I received this 2010 Gary Farrell Sauvignon Blanc from Redwood Ranch in Sonoma County($25)*.   I have heard great things about their wine, in general, and I am a sucker for a good Sauvignon Blanc.  I have been looking forward to opening it and this is the first weekend […]

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Crowd Pleasers-Happy 4th!

If you are hosting an Independence Day get-together, you have probably already planned menus and hit the store.  I just returned and it was a mad-house so I am pretty sure I am late on this post, but I wanted to throw out some ideas for cocktails and wines that can please most palates. When […]

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