Tagged with chardonnay

Wine Shoppe at Hawks Landing Napa Valley wine tasting

Wine Shoppe at Hawks Landing Napa Valley wine tasting

On June 10, 2010, I attended a Napa Valley wine tasting hosted by Tracie Hogan, owner of The Wine Shoppe at Hawks Landing and Redmond Ridge. The Wine Shoppes host wine tastings at both of their locations: Thursdays (Hawks Landing), Fridays (Redmond Ridge) and Saturdays (both locations). In a future blog entry, I will tell you more about The … Continue reading

Wine acquisitions: October 23, 2009

Wine acquisitions: October 23, 2009

Sooner or later, my blood will be filled with vino 😉 I’ve spent a few days over the past few weeks tasting wines and ports. It’s been great meeting new people in the wine industry. I even had the pleasure of meeting Stephanie Harvey from the reality tv show, The Winemakers, on PBS. Here is … Continue reading

Wine acquisitions: September 28, 2009

Wine acquisitions: September 28, 2009

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been acquiring a bunch of wine. Here are my latest acquisitions: 2007 The Chocolate Block by Boekenhoutskloof Franschhoek (South Africa) Just by the name, you know this wine has to be good. And good it most certainly is! Hints of dark chocolate and ripe fruit dominate the aromatic profile … Continue reading

2009 Yakima Valley & Prosser wine trip

2009 Yakima Valley & Prosser wine trip

Awhile back, I was going to join the many Seattle Sounders faithful in LA for the big game against the Galaxy. Unfortunately, I couldn’t freaking find anyone to go with on the trip and I had an accounting nightmare with two freaking boat cruises. The backup plan you ask? Plan a wine trip!!! 🙂 I … Continue reading