IT’S TIME FOR WINE by Monty and Sara Preiser May 5, 2011
Robert Mondavi Reserve Wines Remain Beautiful and Boisset Family Acquires Buena Vista Carneros
A Long Legacy
There are wineries, and then there are wineries. It is a inarguable that for as long as California has been known as a quality wine region the Robert Mondavi winery has been producing magnificent Reserve Cabernet Sauvignons. As one would suspect, in 2011 it would be unusual for one to still find the older vintages, but . . .
IT’S TIME FOR WINE by Monty and Sara Preiser January 13, 2011
Cakebread Cellars, Champagne Bottles, and Special Events
Follow Up Regarding BYOB The response to our last column about bringing wine to restaurants was overwhelming, and we are happy to say they were also 100% positive. Since usually one sees responses from mostly dissatisfied people, the agreeable tone of all the emails we received was surprising, and appreciated. It simply seems that most people who read about wine agree with us.
IT’S TIME FOR WINE by Monty and Sara Preiser November 19, 2010
Hartwell Estate and Beringer Vineyards
Today we will feature two wineries that not only offer wines of note, but provide a wonderful experience to go along with the tasting. Both the experiences are vastly different (variety being the true spice of life), but in their own way quite special.
IT’S TIME FOR WINE by Monty and Sara Preiser November 15, 2010
Kelleher Wine, Sonoma Auction Weekend, & Food Trucks: Could One Have a Better Summer?
Kelleher’s Initial Sauvignon Blanc is Impressive
Someday we are going to write a column on how the style of a wine oddly reflects the style of its owners or winemakers (kind of like so many dog owners and their dogs). For today, however, let us talk about and recommend just one wine - the 2009 Kelleher “Block 21” Sauvignon Blanc ($28 - wow).