Gotta love a beautiful Albarino whether from Southern California or Northwest Spain


Spanish and Southern California Albarino

I love learning about new wine regions. Recently I was able to review some wines from the Galacia region of Spain. This region is located in the larger northwest region of Spain called  Rias Baixas. This wine region is called Galicia. The soils are granite and sandy, which are conducive to producing aromatic white wines. Since the 1980’s the Albarino grape from this region has been the most successful white wine export. Continue Reading →

Eight at the Gate Winery

love learning about new wine regions. Recently I was introduced to the wine region of Wrattonbully Australia, located between Adelaide and Melbourne. No longer one of the “best kept secrets” of the Australian wine scene, now their fruit are gaining worldwide attention as the region grabs trophies, medals, and international accolades. Continue Reading →

Loving the Livermore California White Wines

The Wine Review Council gathered to taste, review and pair wines with foods. I was gifted some wines from the Livermore Valley Vintners Association. Based on the great wines I’ve been tasting from this area, I was very excited to see what is happening with their white wines. Here are three wines that I thought were stellar. They just keep getting better and better Continue Reading →