101 Best Wineries in America 2016

The Daily Meal has recently published on their website the list of 101 Best Wineries in America for the 2016.  Looking into the list and if you stop at number #72 you will notice an Andis Wines. A little family owned winery, where I have been spending my days in the last 15 months and…

Dinner, Wine and a Comic Movie.

My weekends usually are on Mondays. Working in this industry you have to be on duty when others are having fun and I kinda  like it. I am off  while everyone is working and I love my peace. Fortunately, do not have to experience the crazy weekends. Is not that I am old, no at all, just too…

Which Celebrity Wines Are Actually Worth the Money? A Sommelier Weighs In

No matter how massively successful they get singing, acting or playing sports, celebrities can’t seem to resist the itch to do something a little more entrepreneurial—from opening restaurants to launching style brands—with varying degrees of success. In recent years, lots of famous folks have been trying their hands at one of the world’s oldest crafts:…

Domaine Les Pallières – Gigondas “Les Racines” 2012

Domaine Les Pallières is undeniably one of the greatest, longest-running properties of the Southern Rhône—outside the village of Gigondas, woven into the foothills of the beautiful and brooding Dentelles de Montmirail. The domaine had been a continuously running farm within the same family since the fifteenth century! Les Pallières was once a famous domaine with…

Grand Cru Class Cos D’Estournel Saint Estephe 1996

Grilled bell pepper flavor, wet leather and earthy minerality. Spicy in front but velvety in the finish. Dark red color. High tannin. Still young even that is a 1996. Probably can go for another decade  MWCH Glasses