I was so determined in becoming familiar with “snap chat” that my wine glass had already reached my lips and I was swallowing. DANG IT! I wanted to record a proper tasting. Well, based upon my initial response Coronas 2012 Tempranillo is DELICIOUS!
Don’t judge a book by its cover. In other words, “don’t judge a vineyard by your first visit”. I did exactly that when I first visited Cana Vineyards and Winery of Middleburg (Middleburg, VA). News about the new vineyard opening across from Chrysalis Vineyards was spreading like wild fire. Former colleagues were escaping the “blackContinue reading “Cana Vineyards and Winery of Middleburg – “Don’t Judge a Book By its Cover”!”
Since everyone is releasing their top lists of 2013, I had to jump on the bandwagon and publish my Top 20 “Must Buy” wines that I tasted in 2013. There is no way that I would be able to rank the wines from first to twentieth. Therefore, I chose to list the wines in alphabeticallyContinue reading “Yes, Here’s Another 2013 Top List – My Top 20 “Must Buy” Wines of 2013”
Find out what goodies are in the “Closet of Wines”.
Mother’s Day Out – Lilit Café & Spanish Quarter.
It’s a gray and wet Saturday, we are in route to a champagne tasting at Paul’s Wine & Spirits, Bethesda, MD. We quickly find out the email announcement had the wrong date; the champagne tasting was on Friday. I said irritable, “they could have at least sent out a corrected email”. He smiles, understanding myContinue reading “Mother’s Day Out – Lilit Café & Spanish Quarter”
“Campo Take Me Away…”. Campo is a good medium-full bodied red wine with a long smooth finish. Campo Viejo by candlelit was the perfect ending to a stressful day. Salute!
2007 Campo Veijo Rioja, Tempranillo Composition: 85% Tempranillo, 10% Graciano, and 5% Mazuelo It’s no one’s fault but my own, I made the decision to work late, AGAIN! I’m exhausted and irritated that my teen does not want to order pizza. She has informed me of the number of times we’ve ordered out this week.Continue reading ““Campo Take Me Away…””
Snack Time – 2008 San Roman Toro.
Hmm…time for my 4:00pm snack and it has to be 150 calories or less. I chose grapes, red Spanish grapes to be exact. I will be snacking on some Tempranillo, a 2008 San Roman Toro ;). I have no recollection where I purchased or if I previously tasted the wine. I’m going to enjoy thisContinue reading “Snack Time – 2008 San Roman Toro”