• California
  • Selections from “The International Wine of the Month” Club

    Around WBC time, I was contacted about reviewing selections from the International Wine of the Month Club. The International Wine of the Month Club is part of a larger group, Monthly Clubs, that also does beer, chocolate, flowers, cheese and cigars. Or, if you’re a fan of mixing and matching, they have a “Design Your […]

  • California
  • A Triple Header – 3 Wines from winechateau.com

    I was presented the opportunity to taste some wine from Wine Chateau, a retailer with both a brick-and-mortar presence in Metchuen, NJ & South River, NJ and an online storefront as well. I was sent three wines, an Italian Cab/Merlot blend, a California Cabernet Sauvignon and a California Pinot Noir. The first wine was the […]

  • California
  • WBC Day 2, part 2 – Speed Dating Part II

    Yeah, yeah, I know. I’m waaaaaaaaaay behind on this. Between craziness at work (helllloooo mandatory overtime…and no, I don’t work in retail!!), being sick for god only knows how long (the bug overstayed it’s welcome) and in light of the events in recent weeks (if you’re not familiar with what’s happened, google “Clackamas mall shooting” […]

  • Charity Wines
  • Drinking For A Cause – 2009 ONEHOPE Arroyo Seco Reserve Pinot Noir

    First off, an apology for just up and disappearing. Things got a little crazy in my personal life and…yeah. I had to put this on the backburner. But I’m back, with my batteries recharged and ready to go!! Over the last year, I have followed the successes, the trials and the tribulations of two extremely […]