Owners Carl And Marilynn Thoma In his youth he learned to love agriculture from his family’s cattle ranch in California. In his adulthood, Carl got his degree in agricultural economic in Oklahoma and became a equity fund manager. Marilynn got her B.S. degree as well in Oklahoma and a MBA at Stanford. A love of […]Read More Van Duzer Pinot Is A Doozy!!
Yes, I understand clearly that everyone has a different palate when it comes to wine or food. Yes, I understand that everyone in today’s world has a smartphone with various apps. Yes, I understand that the most important review of a wine is YOURS!. I also understand that a doctor has a better shot at […]Read More Who Are These People On Wine Apps?
Who Is Aryn Morell? I Surely Know Now! I Must admit as much as I am Captain Washington, Aryn Morell wasn’t in my wheelhouse until this review. Aryn Morell is originally from Western Washington and was a top golfer growing up. He attended the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), for their golf program and […]Read More Aryn Morell…My New Hero!!
In this new Keto Friendly, Plant Based world we live in now, many consumers daily ask me for wines that are, low calorie, gluten free, keto friendly, organic, vegan, sulfite free, wine free, alcohol free. It’s just not red, white or rose anymore. I hope this video clarifies some of these truths and myths. Wine […]Read More Gluten Free, Organic, Vegan, Sulfite Free Wines? Let’s Decipher!
Good QPR Wines For Everyday Santa Carolina is part of Carolina Wine Brands, one of the leading wine groups in Chile, which belongs to the Watt’s S.A. agribusiness group owned by the Larrain family. With a history spanning over 140 years, Santa Carolina is one of the oldest wineries in Chile. As Carolina Wine Brands’ […]Read More Santa Came Early To Florida!
I would say that the most frequent wine questions I get are “What temperature should I keep my white wines and red wines at”. “Should I drink White Wines cold and Red Wines Room Temperature” I hope this video clears both up for you. One Tip:…. Don’t ever buy a DUAL TEMPERATURE Wine Fridge […]Read More What’s The Right Wine Temperature?
Save your energy. Holiday gift shopping can be exhausting. Even for your own needs for wine it can be expensive and exhausting or you drink the same wines over and over again. It all comes down to TRUST!. Find someone at a wine retailer that you trust or an internet website or sommelier like […]Read More Find Those Under $20 Wines That Drink Like $40!
From Minnesota To Argentina Above are Piattelli Vineyards‘ owner Jon and Arlene Malinski who are Minnesota natives and lifelong residents who have spent the past 15 years passionate about Argentina’s wine after they found the potential for a winery on vacation in 2000. The original winery was owned in the 1940’s by descendants of the […]Read More Malbec? I Cry For You Argentina :-(((
The Story Of Baer Winery Winemaker Lance Baer founded Baer Winery in 2000 with a single passion—to bring something unique to Woodinville. After years of working with some of the most prestigious wineries in the area, Lance wanted to take his winemaking skills in his own direction. Lance succeeded in handcrafting blends distinctly his own, […]Read More A Shining “Star” Merlot Made For A Cab Drinker!
Every November I have to do the same video and disagree with all of my Somm Colleagues and Brother and Sisterhood about what wine to drink on the big Feast Day of Thanksgiving. It’s Simple! There are thousands of pairings for Turkey. Do you remember however that this is the day we cook our traditional […]Read More Wines For THANKSGIVING Not For TURKEY!!!