Tag: Cabernet

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 6/21/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

2008 Ovid Proprietary Red Wine, Napa Valley

I’ve learned a lot about many things in the course of meeting with Napa winemakers and writing about Napa wines

50th Annual Napa Wine Library Tasting: August 19, Napa

Dedicated wine lovers in the San Francisco Bay area get several opportunities each year to indulge their passions for wine.

2007 Meteor Vineyard “Perseid” Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa

Barry Schuler may know a thing or two about running multi-billion dollar technology companies, but what he really wants to

Penché Winery, Napa: Recent Releases

As you might imagine, I get sent a lot of Cabernet from Napa. At first I eagerly anticipated the arrival

Tasting the Superstar Wines of Napa’s Oakville AVA

Napa Valley is famous, or infamous depending on your point of view, for some of the world’s best and priciest

The Best Cabernet in Napa: Tasting at Premiere Napa Valley 2011

, journalists like me get a chance to sneak a taste of hundreds of unique wines that are purchased by

Seven Hills Winery, Walla Walla, Washington: Current Releases

We’re funny, us humans. We like to draw these imaginary lines on the earth and give names to the places

Vinography Images: Young Cabernet

Young Cabernet In the Casablanca valley, a lone tree is surrounded by young Cabernet Sauvignon vines, just emerging from their

Napa Wine Library Tasting: August 15, Napa

Serious wine lovers in the San Francisco Bay area get several opportunities each year to indulge their passions for wine.

Corison Winery, Napa: Current Releases

It’s hard to get attention in the world of wine. Many wineries and winemakers struggle their entire careers for recognition,

Top Wines of Sonoma: Tasting Notes from Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

Two weeks ago, under idyllic clear skies, I joined about 700 other wine lovers to wander around a winery lawn

Piña Napa Valley: Current Releases

If one were to speculate on the wine market as a savvy investor might in the small-cap stock market, the

2006 Jack Larkin Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa

The allure of Napa is legendary, even clichéd. The wine country lifestyle, or whatever you want to call it, combined

2005 Peacock Family Cabernet Sauvignon, Spring Mountain District, Napa

I have a hard spot in my heart for peacocks. Spending summers with my father in Sonoma County as a

2005 Ladera Cabernet Sauvignon, Howell Mountain, Napa

I’ve been drinking wine for more than 30% of my life at this point, taking notes on wine for ten

2003 Smith Madrone Cabernet Sauvignon, Spring Mountain District, Napa

There are more legends, stories, fairytales, and fables than anyone could count which all involve some guy up on a

Ehlers Estate, Napa: Current Releases

Who ever heard of a non-profit winery? The first time the folks at Ehlers Estate told me they were, I

1997 Staglin Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, Rutherford

From the late 1800’s to the first half of the twentieth century California represented a land of opportunity for many.