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WineLog.net Presents Lionheart Wines @ Artisan Wine Lounge & Café

Date: Mon, Jul 14, 2008 Wine Tasting

WineLog.net is very excited to announce an evening discovering the wines of Lionheart Wines at Artisan Wine Lounge & Café in Walnut Creek, CA. Winemaker Leon Glover will be pouring his Summer release wines that will be officially released later this month. I first discovered Leon's Lionheart Wines when tasting ...

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Parsonage Village Vineyard 1st Annual Wine Club Party

Date: Mon, Jul 7, 2008 Wine Tasting

Most of my readers know that I have a fond place in my heart for the wines from Carmel Valley, CA. Beth and I have made numerous trips to the Carmel-by-the-Sea and Carmel Valley region over the years, as evidenced by the travel post I wrote earlier this year. ...

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Walnut Creek Wine Walk Recap

Date: Wed, Jul 2, 2008 Wine Tasting

The Walnut Creek Downtown Business Association launched a new yearly event this past Wednesday (06/25/08) with their first annual Downtown Wine Walk. For a $20 fee, you (were supposed to) receive a commemorative wine glass and a map to that showed the various downtown stores, restaurants and bars that ...

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Barrel Tasting with Lionheart Wines

Date: Tue, Jun 17, 2008 Wine Tasting

Every time I go to a wine event that includes multiple wineries, I will usually find one winery that is new to me and stands out from the rest. I stumbled across many great wineries at the Wine 2.0 Spring Fling at Crushpad last April. But two wines from ...

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More Wineries Change Hands

Date: Wed, Jun 11, 2008 Wine Tasting

More major wineries have been sold in the US. This time, unlike some of the more recent major deals in the wine biz, two conglomerates are shuffling their portfolios. Constellation brands, one of the top two largest international wine conglomerates, has announced (AP commentary) that they are selling ...

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Syrah or Zinfandel?

Date: Wed, Jun 4, 2008 Wine Tasting

One of the things that I've really tried to step up in my personal wine education is my ability to guess a blinded wine's provenance or origin. What is the grape, what is the region and if I'm super-lucky, what is the actual wine? In this case, led by Lisa ...

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User Email: Logging Wines with WineLog Mobile

Date: Wed, Jun 4, 2008 Wine Tasting

Here's a question that recently hit our inbox. I thought others out there might be interested in how to log wines through the WineLog Mobile site and might not even know about the cool "send yourself a message" feature. The email: I really like your mobile site, and it looks great on ...

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A Patriarch’s Passing

Date: Thu, May 22, 2008 Wine Tasting

Californian and American wine has lost one of its greatest leaders. Robert G. Mondavi, wine industry scion and founder of the the famous eponymous Napa winery passed away at the age of 94 on Friday, 05/16/08. Arresting and vibrantly engaging even towards the end, Mondavi is widely regarded as the greatest influence ...

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Clayton Art & Wine Festival

Date: Tue, May 13, 2008 Wine Tasting

Beth and I have been itching to enjoy any of the Spring days lately that are actually warm and wind-free, so when we saw that not only was the weekend going to be warm, but that the Clayton Art & Wine Festival was on deck, we picked up the Pug ...

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Twisted Oak Wines Are Good. They Are For Sale.

Date: Mon, May 12, 2008 Wine Tasting

For those of you who aren't aware, the blogger Jeff Stai (El Bloggo Torcido) also runs a winery. And the Twisted Oak wine is excellent. I've had a lot of their stuff at different wine events and the Twisted Philly event they setup for us, and it's all been good. Not ...

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Wine 2.0 Spring Fling @ Crushpad

Date: Fri, May 2, 2008 Wine Tasting

I was first initiated into the innovative world of Wine 2.0 when I attended their NRO event at Varnish last November. What I found was an extremely thriving movement of loosely knit and mainly younger wine aficionados, producers and entrepreneurs that were expanding upon the path set down by ...

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Anise Biscotti with Red Wine - a bite of heaven!

Date: Wed, Apr 23, 2008 Wine Tasting

That's the combination Sweet WillYum's owner and baker Sue Kershner suggests for a quiet evening. Personally, I think Uncle Eric's Granola Biscotti would go just as well with a mellow wine. What would you pair with Will's Chocolate Chip Cookies? Or Chocolate Peppermint Dr. Patti's? Visit www.SweetWillYums.com today to order your ...

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The Bucket List (No spitting please)

Date: Thu, Apr 17, 2008 Wine Tasting

Wines to try before I get old. Are you tired of seeing certain wines reviewed or being auctioned for exorbitant prices? Do you often wonder, "what's the big fuss"? Would you like an opportunity to voice your opinion? If so, what would be the wines you choose? I made a ...

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Carmel Wine, Food & Lodging Recommendations

Date: Mon, Apr 7, 2008 Wine Tasting

Continuing in the vein of my first regional wine and food review of the Napa Valley, I will now travel south down the Central Valley to another loved wine region, Carmel Valley [WL]. Carmel Valley sits due Southeast from the beautiful and famous hamlet, Carmel-by-the-Sea, and is overlapped by the ...

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