Christmas Party

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

I attended a fellow Wine Gang members party last night put on by LeSoccer. Nice size crowed with a great mix of wines out to taste. Unfortunately I did not catch the name of the first bottle that had been decanted out. It was a 25 year old Spanish Rioja. It had the old world [...]

Monk’s (used to be a) Wine Bar

Monday, April 2nd, 2007

Chico, California USA — I thought this was a Wine Bar. I’ve been here before. I’ve had Schramsburg Champagne here. I’ve shared bottles of St. Amant Tempranillo here. Didn’t I? I was confused. It looked the same, A funky collection of chairs, couches and tables tucked into various corners offering both intimate and group seating [...]

Sauvignon Blanc Tasting

Saturday, March 31st, 2007

March 10, 2007, I also visited another merchant hosting a nine bottle Sauvignon Blanc tasting. The selected wines were: * 1998 Pezzi King Dry Creek Valley – $12.99 * 1998 Matanzas Creek Sonoma, Mendocino, Napa – $15.99 * 1998 Duckhorn Napa Valley – $17.99 * 1998 Mayacamas Napa Valley – $17.99 * 1998 Napa Wine [...]

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