On February 16th, Three Sticks winemaker Ryan Prichard, joined the Tasting Panel on Zoom to cover 8 of his new release wines.
We learned several thing in speaking with Ryan. But one of the most interesting tidbits was that his passion for wine started with a senior elective wine appreciation class […]
On February 2nd, Black Kite and Saxon Brown winemaker Jeff Gaffner, joined the Tasting Panel on Zoom to cover 9 of his new release wines.
We really enjoyed our session with him. Jeff began his career at Chateau St. Jean, under the tutelage of renowned vintner Richard Arrowood, who Jeff credits with teaching […]
We really enjoyed our session with him. We learned that in 2016, Ryan joined Beringer Vineyards as “Luxury Red Winemaker” and crafted wines from the Knights Valley estate. Since we are […]
On December 8th, Alpha Omega winemaker Matt Brain, joined the Tasting Panel on Zoom to cover 10 of his new release wines. We learned a lot about Matt’s technical background and how he came to be Alpha Omega’s currant winemaker.
We also had a little fun talking about his former Baker & Brain […]
The KensWineGuide.com Tasting Panel was offered the opportunity via Flanagan Wines to try a vertical tasting from the well-respected Platt Vineyard in Sonoma Coast. Before we get to the tasting results here is a little bit information about the vineyard. The vineyard was originally planted in 2003 and 2004 by Lew and Joan Platt. […]
By Julia Hoggins
If you’re looking for something to read about wine in a short period of time, I would highly recommend Monika Elling’s Wine 123. Whether you’re just starting to like wine or are an experienced taster, this book offers a brief insight on the basics of understanding how to choose […]
The Olive Press — Sonoma, CA
Nestled in Sonoma County at Jacuzzi Family Vineyards, The Olive Press boasts the accolade of being the most highly awarded olive oil producer in the nation. With their Oil & Balsamic of the Month specials, buyers can find delicious concoctions such as their Lime Olive Oil […]
Wine appreciation and Art appreciation have a lot in common. Everytime you explore both, you can usually find something that your really like and enjoy. This Saturday, you will have a chance to try some terrific wines with me and explore Powers Gallery in Acton, MA. I hope you can take some time […]
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