Posts tagged: Dry Creek

“The” Zin surprise of the year

We rarely do blind Zinfandel tastings, but we have to do it once in a while.  So my group rounded up a bunch of worthy opponents and we battled it out between many younger and older vine Zins.  The list included: Ridge “Pagani Ranch” (93 Pts Parker) Acorn “Allegria” (92 WS) Hartford “Dina” (93 Pts […]

Wednesday April 10th, 2013 in , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Impressive Petite Sirah & Zin at bargain prices

Horse and Plow is a small husband and wife run winery in Santa Rosa that focuses on making handcrafted wines exclusively from organic and bio-dynamic grapes. Chris Condos (winemaker/partner) started his career at Pine Ridge in 1995. He is also the day-to-day winemaker for Kathryn Kennedy winery. His wife, Suzanne Hagins started her career at […]

A Zin to die for!

Portalupi is a small family owned winery that was created by a husband and wife team in 2002.  Their goal was to create wines worthy of their Italian ancestry.  Having traversed the gamut of premium wineries I would say they succeeded in their quest and the results are some very high-quality wines, at an economically […]

Friday September 21st, 2012 in , , , , , | No Comments »

Handcrafted Organic Wines With An Expensive Taste

Horse and Plow is a small husband and wife run winery in Santa Rosa that focuses on making handcrafted wines exclusively from organic and bio-dynamic grapes. Chris Condos (winemaker/partner) started his career at Pine Ridge in 1995. He is also the day-to-day winemaker for Kathryn Kennedy winery. His wife, Suzanne Hagins started her career at […]