Saturday, May 04, 2013
Tero Estates (http://www.teroestates.com) is located in the Walla Walla Valley. Doug Roskelley is the winemaker and does an amazing job and making perfect wines. His wife Jan is a very big part of the marketing and selling of the wines.
This Windrow is the Estate Bordeaux- read more
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Chateau Fontenille, has a very sought after 2011 Bordeaux Clairet. This is 100% Cabernet Fran, and has many of the qualities that a big red Cab Franc has. This wine was produced with a bleeding method and controlled temps at 16-18 degrees Celsius. The temp on thi read more
Sunday, April 14, 2013
What a beautiful day it turned out to be on this April day. The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey usually has this event in March but this year they moved it to April...which with the weather we have been having in Colorado, turned out to be a good idea.
First let me start by saying that if you ha read more
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Domaine De Courteillac is a Bordeaux Superieur Rouge consisting of 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Franc. Pre-fermantation maceration at low temperature, followed by a classic conduct of the fermentation process in temperature controlled stainle read more
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
When I open a bottle of wine, I try to pair it with what I am eating but there are times that I don't.. My mood has a lot to do with what I am drinking. Here is a compilation of meals with wines...I also must make a disclosure.. You will see many more Stoney Mesa Wines than the rest at this poi read more
Monday, April 08, 2013
Chateau Timberlay (http://usa.planet-bordeaux.com/) is owned by Robert Giraud, and is located in Saint-Andre-de-Cubzac. This Bordeaux Superierur Rouge is 85% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 5% Cabernet Franc.
Very Luscious be read more
Sunday, November 11, 2012
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey is located in Canon City, CO. This Colorado 2010 Cabernet Franc, Winner of the Colorado’s 2012 Governor’s Cup for Best of Show - Colorado Winemaking Competition. 100% Colorado grapes, grown in Palisade Colorado by Black Bear Vineyards. Loade read more
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Turquoise Mesa Winery (http://www.turquoisemesawinery.com/) is located in Broomfield, CO. The Cabernet Franc is a fruit forward red wine with tannins at mid palate. The finish is soft.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Whenever I get to Denver I try to stop by some of our Colorado Wineries to do some tasting and catching up. This past Saturday, my son and I stopped in at Balistreri Vineyards (http://www.balistrerivineyards.com). Now, the day we stopped in was the Annual Mountain Winefest in Palisade, CO.
Thursday, September 06, 2012
It seems that the years keep going by faster and faster! It is that time again for Harvest for our Winemakers and that means showing off their great wines!
This is the 2nd year I have been invited to participate in the Annual Winemakers Dinner at the Abbey (http://www.abbeywinery.com/)! I read more