Philippe Melka 

This are some of the wines, made from one of the best #winemakers of the world, according to Robert Parker: Philippe Melka  He is the Titan of the terroir, where every single wine he touches, even that are mostly Cabernet Sauvignon or Bordeaux blends, they express diversity and provenance of the Vineyard.  I was lucky…

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…

2010 Westerly Fletcher’s Red

AVA: Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara COMPOSITION: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Merlot, 23% Petit Verdot, 4% Cabernet Franc WINEMAKING NOTES: After hand sorting and destemming, each variety was fermented separately with indigenous yeasts in small stainless steel tanks. Punch downs occurred twice daily. After primary fermentation was complete, the tanks were drained and pressed into 100% French oak barrels,…

Red Wine Information & Basics

With hundreds of varieties of red wine grapes, there is as much red wine information to learn about as there are red grapes planted in all corners of the globe. That being said, you’ll likely encounter only a handful of these grapes most often. In this red wine basics section, we cover the flavor profiles and…

Wine movies to watch

Somm (2013) A documentary film that follows 4 men attempting to pass the Master Sommelier exam. Layered and complex… like a fine wine, Somm follows the tribulations of 4 real people –real sommeliers– in the final days before the most challenging exam of their life. If they pass they’ll become Master Sommeliers; a title shared among…