Author: Nancy (CSW)

Les Vignes de Bila-Haut and Cobb Salad

Please Join Us: Summer Supper & Wine #winePW

If the calendar isn’t enough to remind me that summer has officially arrived, a quick check of the outdoor temperature sure is. As I write this the mercury has reached 102º F in Central California. Alright, it’s true there is no mercury involved, just a quick check of my weather app, but it’s really hot! The time of year and […]

Terrunyo Sauvignon Blanc Featured

Terrunyo Sauvignon Blanc | Block 5

Terrunyo is a range of wines made by the well-established Chilean producer Concha y Toro. Terroir is the focus of this range. Specific vineyard blocks in prime locations for each grape variety have been identified and are the source of grapes for these wines. The range includes Cabernet Sauvignon, Carménère and Syrah in addition to Sauvignon Blanc. This Sauvignon Blanc, […]

Vivanco: A Taste of Rioja

When you think of wine from Rioja you probably think primarily of Tempranillo. Garnacha, Graciano and Mazuelo (Carignan) are the usual blending partners for Tempranillo in the region and these wines are great partners for roasted or braised meat. I love them with lamb. Red wine production predominates in this region of northern Spain that straddles the Ebro River, but […]

Grilled chicken and rose

Grilled Chicken and Rosé, of Course, for #winePW

After missing several Wine Pairing Weekend get-togethers we are back with our monthly food and wine pairing group of bloggers. We missed everyone! Camilla, who blogs at Culinary Adventures with Camilla, challenged us to fire up the grill and devise a food and wine paring. No problem, we love to grill and do so quite often when the weather is […]

Locations wines beginning with C

Locations Wines That Begin With C

Dave Phinney is a worldly winemaker. His Locations range, known for their distinctive labeling that identifies the country of origin, includes wine from Spain, France, Italy, Portugal, Argentina, California, Oregon, Washington, Texas and Corsica. Whew. That’s a lot to keep track of, and a lot of airline miles accumulated in a year. We have tasted most of these wines and […]