Posts tagged: Wine Tasting

How to Talk About the Way Wine Tastes Without Sounding Like a Jerk!

How to Talk About the Way Wine Tastes Without Sounding Like a Jerk You can talk about wine without annoying yourself and the people around you. We’ll show you the way. By Alex Delany in Bon Apetit Photo by Ted Cavanaugh It’s easy to sound pretentious when you’re talking about wine. As a person who […]

Sunday May 5th, 2019 in , | No Comments »

Objectivity and Loving Attention: The secret to wine tasting…

Objectivity and Loving Attention By Dwight furrow in Edible Arts The key to objectivity, for human beings not Gods, is attending to an object for what it is, as something that demands I attend to it with discipline. For instance, a difficult piece of music demands of a pianist who wants to master it that […]

Sunday February 3rd, 2019 in , | No Comments »

Objective vs. Subjective in Wine Tasting

Objective vs. Subjective in Tasting By my long time friend and Master Sommelier Tim Gaiser It’s a common scenario: an industry person is leading a consumer tasting. During the tasting two people in the crowd have completely different responses when asked about one of the wines. And their descriptions are wildly different compared to that of […]

Sunday December 9th, 2018 in , , | No Comments »


Cinco de Mayo Wine Tasting Extravaganza and Fundraiser! On Saturday May 5, I am hosting a benefit wine tasting for my daughter’s High School. The kids don’t have a gymnasium and have been raising money to have one built! However, they are short some funds for the final stretch. Construction is set to start June 1, so I […]

Surprise Cult Wine Tasting Outcome!

Dear Friends,Saturday January 21 was probably one of the most memorable days at Golden Gate Wine Cellars’ tasting room.We conducted a “Cult” Cabernet Tasting of some of our most highly rated wines.  The line-up, Harlan Estate 2012 (99+ Points), Colgin 2013 IX Estate (100 Points), Verite “La Joie” (100 Points), Spottswoode 2013 Estate (99+ Points).  We also included two surprises (brown bag).  Before […]

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In Store Wine Tasting!

We are bringing wine country to the city with the best selection of hard-to-find boutique wineries. Meet the winemakers and taste their latest creations. Join us every Saturday from 1:30 – 5;30 for an in-store tasting Complete schedule below. Call, email, or click on the links below to RSVP! Walk-ins welcome, space permitting.   Aug […]

Wednesday July 31st, 2013 in , , | No Comments »

Wine Tourism Day!

May 11th is Wine Tourism Day! Two for One Tasting Admission! Join us for an in-store tasting with winemakers of Gain Bay, Buccio, Seabiscuit Ranch, Il Cuore, and Solitude. Complete schedule below. Call, email, or click on the links below to RSVP! Walk-ins welcome, space permitting. May 11: Gain Bay, Buccio, Seabiscuit Ranch, and Solitude. […]

Thursday May 9th, 2013 in , , | No Comments »

In-Store Tasting Schedule

The last coats of paint are being applied to our new in-store tasting room and we have a schedule in place for our first several tasting events. Our first tasting, featuring several wineries, will take place on February 23 followed by an exclusive tasting with Stewart Winery on March 2nd. Call, email, or click on […]

Wednesday February 13th, 2013 in , , , | No Comments »

2012 Holiday Tasting Update

Our Holiday Wine Tasting this weekend was a great success. Thank you to all of the winemakers and wineries that came out to share their creations with us. And thank you to all of our guests who made the night a truly memorable event. We had a full house with more than 120 people in […]

Monday December 10th, 2012 in , , , , | No Comments »

15% OFF! 2012 Holiday Wine Tasting

Get 15% OFF the price of tickets to our Holiday Wine Tasting when you order before November 25th by calling me at 415-337-4083! (Applies to phone and email ticket orders only.) Share on Facebook

Tuesday November 20th, 2012 in , , | No Comments »