Tuesday, May 29, 2012

BR Barbera

A good stop for olive oil, and maybe barbera. Sourcing from Mendocino County this B.R. Cohn 09 barbera (their first attempt at this Italian varietal) shows nice fruit. We have not made a barbera yet as the hunt continues for just the right fruit. OK we did have that one experimental batch of Texas barbera...

Sunday, May 27, 2012

rose colored glasses

Great way to look at the world - through a glass of Zepaltas dry rose. As in the best French pinks, this one leads off with mouvedre followed by grenache and syrah. A terrific food wine with local salumi from True Grass Farms.