JUSTIN and Fleming’s, a Perfect Partner in Food & Wine

Juicy American Wagyu Strip and a dark and sultry Cabernet blend only represented one course of the five I was lucky enough to enjoy recently at a JUSTIN Vineyards and Winery dinner hosted by Fleming’s Steakhouse in the Brickell neighborhood of Miami. It was an evening to match any of the top wine dinners I’ve … Continue reading JUSTIN and Fleming’s, a Perfect Partner in Food & Wine

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JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery Expands Brand Footprint With New Tasting Room In The Heart Of Downtown Paso Robles

One of my favorite wineries from a trip to Paso Robles earlier this year has opened a new tasting room in Downtown Paso. While I definitely think you should spend some time in the Downtown Paso area, make sure you get to the winery at some point as well. You won't be disappointed by a … Continue reading JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery Expands Brand Footprint With New Tasting Room In The Heart Of Downtown Paso Robles

Chilean Wines to Indulge in This Week

South American wine is so hot right now, and not just because some of the best economical wines are coming out of that continent. Countries like Chile and Argentina have stunning wine countries with rich histories that can rival the countryside and wine folklore coming out of California or France. Perhaps the rustic nature of … Continue reading Chilean Wines to Indulge in This Week

Stunning Gaia Wine from Argentina

Over the course of the six weeks that I traveled through Argentina last year, I tasted and experienced many different wines from that beautiful country. From a Blind Wine Tasting Adventure in the Palermo neighborhood of Buenos Aires hosted by Buenos Aires Art Tours to an actual off-the-beaten-path adventure to the highest winery in the world … Continue reading Stunning Gaia Wine from Argentina

9 Wines I Tried in 2016 (and you should try them too!)

The end of every year brings about a time of reflection for most people. Time to reflect on the goals and achievements of the past year, and time to consider new milestones to accomplish in the coming year. In a wine lover’s life, this period of reflection will also include some of the wine highlights … Continue reading 9 Wines I Tried in 2016 (and you should try them too!)

No Time for Napa? Try an East Bay Urban Winery Tour!

There is something very special about touring wine country-- the rolling hills, panoramic views of vineyards, and quaint tasting rooms dotted along a scenic 2-lane highway. When you visit Napa or Sonoma, just a couple hours outside the bustle of the city, you feel worlds away from the large metropolis of the Bay Area--in the … Continue reading No Time for Napa? Try an East Bay Urban Winery Tour!

The “King” of Cabernet Sauvignon & His Boutique Winery

During the time that I worked as a wine consultant in South Florida, I was lucky enough to meet one of the most famous winemakers in the industry who had been appropriately crowned the title, “The King of Cabernet Sauvignon” in 1988. The title was earned while he was winemaker at Groth Vineyard, and Robert … Continue reading The “King” of Cabernet Sauvignon & His Boutique Winery