Posts Tagged ‘ chardonnay ’

WOTW: Earth Day chardonnay

April 22, 2011
WOTW: Earth Day chardonnay

    Ever try to take a bottle of wine on a hike? It’s pretty tricky. The bottle’s heavy, it clinks around and there’s a good chance _ if you’re clumsy like me a great chance _ you’re going to break it and get wine all over. Of course, there are those backpack deals...
Read More »

Wine of the Week: Rodney Strong 2009 Chalk Hill Estate Chardonnay

April 1, 2011
Wine of the Week: Rodney Strong 2009 Chalk Hill Estate Chardonnay

  Chalk Hill Vineyard /www.rodneystrong.com “The wine cost $30, so it wasn’t expensive.” That was something I heard at an event the other day and my jaw dropped. I realize that not everyone is as cheap as la famille Vinecdote, but still. Thirty bucks! You’re talking one-tenth of a Coach purse right there. The...
Read More »

Wine of the Week – Robert Mondavi Private Selection 2009 Chardonnay

January 21, 2011
mondavi ps

I’ve always enjoyed shopping at that fabulous French boutique, T’arjet. Everything from socks to soap to sockets in one fell swoop. But even I was surprised the other day to pop in for a few household staples and find myself confronted with a wine aisle. Aisle, mind you. Ladies and gentleman, I think this wine...
Read More »

Subscribe

Advertisements



Like us on Facebook

Say what?

Twitter

Travels in France

Lovely Languedoc

  I don’t think six weeks is a long time to take to put together a slideshow on my visit to the Languedoc, do...
Read More »

Carcassonne: A Fairy Tale City

The ancient walled city of Carcasonne had me before hello. Just driving up to the fantastically fairy-tale expanse of walls, turrets and towers was...
Read More »

Languedoc dogs

Look out, winery dogs of Napa Valley. Yes, I know you’re cute and featured in all sorts of books and articles, but let me...
Read More »

Swept away by cassoulet

Ever get annoyed by people who go to the South of France and proceed to rave over the victuals? Well bite me, because today...
Read More »

Top 5 differences between hiking in Berkeley and the South of France

Somewhere between the vegetable gazpacho and the duck confit, I realized my hike in La Clape, part of the Languedoc wine region of France,...
Read More »

Party like a paparazzi at the Cannes Film Festival

Two things are vital if you want to chase stars at the Cannes Film Festival. First, you need to know a clued-in and friendly...
Read More »



Wine Finds