FROM WASHINGTON’S PREMIER CAB REGION RED MOUNTAIN AVA Red mountain barely sees 5-8 inches per rain per year Hence the name of this winery : Chasing Rain in Benton City PARTNERS IN CRIME Gianfranco Farimbella and Joshua Maloney are two such people. Our vineyard manager and consulting winemaker, respectively, whose understanding of soil, sun, wind […]Read More CHASE AFTER A BOTTLE OF CHASING RAIN CAB RED MOUNTAIN!
THe MORETTI FAMILY 40 YEARS OF ARTISTRY IN NORTHERN ITALY! THOSE ORIGINAL VINEYARDS, OF EXTRAORDINARY QUALITY, ARE LOCATED ON THE BELLAVISTA HILL, SO NAMED FOR ITS SPLENDID POSITION, WHICH LOOKS OUT OVER LAKE ISEO AND THE ENTIRE PO VALLEY, ALL THE WAY TO THE FOOTHILLS OF THE ALPS. LOOKING TO THE FUTURE, VITTORIO MORETTI DEVOTED SPECIAL ATTENTION […]Read More FRANCIACORTA . WHAT A BEAUTIFUL VIEW D.O.C.G.
HISTORY Of STOLLER FAMILY FARMS OREGON The family established the property in 1943 and the vineyard 50 years later. Pioneering Oregonian and founder Bill Stoller purchased his family’s second-generation farm in 1993, guided by the vision of cultivating an enduring legacy for his family’s land. Over the last 25 years, he has patiently transformed the 400-acre property […]Read More Have you had cool Climate Chardonnay?
The Story Thomas and Kristin Vogele are the founding owners of LUKE Wines. Together they bring over 30 years in the wine business to the family owned winery. They are native to the Pacific Northwest as they both grew up in Kirkland. They run Luke wines operations from their home while the production is done […]Read More FrOm The Wah-LUKE Slope
Bodegas Juan Gil The origins of Bodegas Juan Gil date from 1916 when Juan Gil Gimènez, great grandfather of the present generation, began getting involved in the world of wines and built a winery in the heart of Jumilla, Spain. His son, Juan Gil Guerrero, dedicated his entire life to the wine business, however, it […]Read More The Gils Are Alive!
The Swartland 31 Miles North Of Cape Town Grape-fully yours, LarryRead More Hooray For Brûlée!
Captain Washington is baaack with a deep dark Syrah from Washington’s Yakima Valley. Perfect Steak Wine. Perfect Rhone Ranger Wine. Seek this wine out if you love Syrah like I do !! Grape-fully yours, LarryRead More Once You Go Black….
Just wanted to pop in as I haven’t been recording much lately. We all can use budget minded, value high quality wines at this time. There is so many ways to stretch the dollar. I give you some suggestions here. If you need more assistance, contact me by following the blog. I am here to […]Read More We All Need Value Wines At This Time!
I can’t sew you a face mask. I know these are really anxious times and emotional times for all of us. I have learned that watching the “Numbers” all day long or checking in on social media all day long, doesn’t help. It actually makes things worse. While many of us are in quarantine, we […]Read More Hooking Up My Peeps During A Pandemic