1976 Judgement of Paris, California vs. France…

On May 24, 1976, a selection of the some biggest names in French wine gathered at the InterContinental Hotel in Paris for an afternoon of wine tasting. The event was billed as a head to head blind tasting between some of the top producers in France and California. Journalists for all the major publications were invited … Continue reading 1976 Judgement of Paris, California vs. France…

Review: Cono Sur 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

What's the first thing that comes to your mind when I say Cabernet Sauvignon? Most people immediately think of Napa Valley, and it's big, bold, and brash Cab Sav's. Some may think of Bordeaux, more specifically of its left bank wines. Now what comes to mind when I say Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon? Would it surprise … Continue reading Review: Cono Sur 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

A Rosé by another name……

Last weekend I got an opportunity to host my parents for a couple of days. I say opportunity, because my folks only live a couple of hours north of me and more often then I travel to their place when it's time for a visit. However, circumstances dictated that my folks were going to be  staying … Continue reading A Rosé by another name……