Banyan Monterey County Gewurtzraminer 2016

Name of Wine: Banyan Monterey County Gewurtzraminer 2016 Description: This white wine has citrus and floral notes that some may find overwhelming, to alleviate that, serve chilled with crisp, fresh vegetables. Smell: fresh lemon, passionfruit, green apples and… Read More

Brethren of the Road Gewurztraminer

Name of Wine: Brethren of the Road Gewurztraminer Description: This aromatic white wine is originally from Italy (not Germany). Light on the palate, this is a dry wine with hints of sweet peach notes Smell: Citrus, honeysuckle Taste:… Read More

Cardeal 2014

Name of Wine: Cardeal 2014 Description: Delicious red wine that is semi heavy on initial smell but light on the taste buds. Smell: Berries and oak Taste: Blackberries and oak Pair With: I enjoyed a glass of this… Read More

Giorgio Mellette Cavallare Bolgheri Rosato 2015

Name of Wine: Giorgio Mellette Cavallare Bolgheri Rosato 2015 Description: This wine is a rose colored wine but it’s a 90% Syrah and 10% Merlot. Smell: Briney Taste: This wine is rather bitter. I had to remember it… Read More

Firelands Gewurztraminer

Name of Wine: Firelands Gewurztraminer Description: This wine is sorta like a Riesling with a hint of sweetness Smell: slightly fruity with floral undertones Taste: passion fruit at the front with sweet rose petal at the back Pair… Read More

Bella Rose Sparkling Wine

Name of Wine: Bella Rose Sparkling Wine Description: This sparkling wine has a nice blend of apricot and peaches that’s light on -the-tongue-taste and crisp on flavor. Best enjoyed when well chilled Smell: Peach Taste: Apricot at the… Read More


I just returned from my trip to Sandusky Ohio and I am xcited about the reviews I have planned to share with you all. I don’t throw together reviews. I write them up and let them sit unedited… Read More

Yellow Tail Riesling

  Recall when I said this blog is for those of us who are “luxurious” on a budget? Well the following review is what I mean. The Yellow Tail brand originates from Australia, I discovered their selection, 6… Read More