ElectionsVote We got another two-fer for wine 101 readers today. Since I attended these two tastings in one day, I thought why not have you do it too – virtually. So please take a gander below for my tasting (more..)

ElectionsVote Got an interesting book to review recently, and I’d have to say that the title alone, “The Secrets of My Life: Vintner, Prisoner, Soldier, Spy” by Peter M. F. Sichel piqued my intere(more..)

ElectionsVote (By Eve Bushman) Let me start with a note on these wineries that were due a re-visit: I think what happened was that in writing about wine I was looking toward newer places and really let my older sta(more..)

ElectionsVote This is a continuation from my story last week, and we had left off tasting some stellar Stars of California vintages at a WineLA.com tasting event. This is the slideshow for those that want to skip a(more..)

ElectionsVote This time wine-expectant palates would sample over 100 wines from 40 wineries – and grow a knowledge of our varied California terroir – courtesy Ian Blackburn of WineLA.com in yet another (more..)

ElectionsVote Last week readers got their first lesson, via a seminar I attended from the North American Sommelier Association (NASA) on Champagne, this week we complete the lesson with some more “Details, My(more..)

ElectionsVote In an ongoing effort to educate myself and wine 101 readers I recently attended an “intensive seminar covering regulations, styles, crus, villages” of Champagne, France. Diego Meraviglia,(more..)

ElectionsVote Elevating Zinfandel was a tasting event I attended, once again put on by WineLa.com, in which the guest could not only sample an array of California “Zin” (the common abbreviation), but by(more..)

ElectionsVote After compiling your Santa Clarita Valley Happy Hour 2016 Update in March of this year doing this one, the Santa Clarita Valley Corkage Fee 2016 Update, took a wee bit longer as it proved to be more d(more..)

ElectionsVote Every year we try to provide all the information we can get from our local restaurants on their Happy Hours – just for you, our favorite peeps. Use this as a guide and feel free to comment on an(more..)