Posts tagged: Tasting

CULT TASTING UPDATE

CULT TASTING UPDATE! Saturday, February 29th a group of wine aficionados gathered to taste through some of Napa Valley’s most sought after “cult” Cabernets in our tasting room. The lineup included: VINE HILL RANCH “VHR” – 100 Points (almost sold out) KAPCSANDY 2016 CABERNET “GRAND VIN” – 100 Points  (almost sold out) PROMONTORY 2014 PROPRIETARY RED*, […]

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Measuring the body’s response to aromas in wine

Measuring the body's response to aromas in wine Researchers are studying people’s physiological reactions to wine aromas From MorningAgClips.com   Fresno State researchers are studying people’s physiological reactions to wine aromas using technology that can record facial muscle movements, the sweat on fingertips, respiration cycles and heart rate. Winemaking involves a lot of science, but […]

Sunday April 28th, 2019 in , | Comments Off on Measuring the body’s response to aromas in wine

Update… Cult Wine tasting… “THE” RESULTS … STUNNING!

Last week Saturday, February 16, a group of about 30 people eagerly lined up to taste a selection of some of the most sought after California “Cult” Wines. We tasted the following “Cult” Wines: COLGIN 2015 IX ESTATE PROPRIETARY RED, NAPA – 100 POINTS SCREAMING EAGLE 2015 “THE FLIGHT” PROPRIETARY RED, NAPA VALLEY – 97 […]

Friday February 22nd, 2019 in , , | Comments Off on Update… Cult Wine tasting… “THE” RESULTS … STUNNING!

The Nose Knows…

The nose knows By Allen Balik Napa Valley Register From the very early days of my vinous adventure, I realized wine was expressive of all five senses. Our first impression is visual where we can appreciate a wine’s color, clarity and density as it is poured into the glass. We then take a sniff to […]

Sunday February 11th, 2018 in , , | Comments Off on The Nose Knows…

The next Kistler at 1/3 the price!

Two brothers longing to make a great wine.  When your family is in the industry (Joe Briggs) the bug did not take long to catch on and 2006 was their first release.  So with 6 vintages under their belt you can speak of some experience.  I would  go a step farther, I found gold, the […]

Friday September 28th, 2012 in , , , , , | Comments Off on The next Kistler at 1/3 the price!

The Wolf is a Nice Guy After All!

Karen Culler has crafted yet again two amazing wines from this stunning estate. I taste a good 2000 wines each year, and both of these ended up on my Top ten list for 2010! The production of both these puppies is very limited, so I highly recommend that you jump on this offer now. Wolf […]