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Drinking Now: 2012 Cornerstone Oakville Station Napa Merlot

Color: Dark garnet color Nose: Spice, tobacco, dark berries, touch of ripe strawberry at the end Palate: Cedar, plum and that whisper of fresh strawberry making this smooth deep wine finish on a lighter note. Medium acidity, easy drinking, smooth and balanced. Alcohol:14.5% This is Cornerstone’s first release under their new Napa Valley single vineyard program. […]

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Resolution: No More Maligning Merlot

Originally posted on the drunken cyclist:
For years, I would not touch Merlot, not because a certain movie told me that it was rather un-cool, but rather because I found most Merlots rather, well, blah. For me, it was the quintessential “tweener” variety: it was neither as structured and rich as Cabernet Sauvignon, as fruity and…

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“Sideways” at the Wine Bloggers Conference…#WBC14

I often get asked the question, “Where were you last week? I saw a million pictures and videos popping up! Looks like it was fun!” To this I reply, “Oh, I was at the Wine Bloggers Conference, the #WBC14 event, where anyone who writes about wine, who loves wine and shares it with the world, […]

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When life with a toddler demands a good dose of humor and an incredible glass of wine. #mommyblogger #wine #toddlerlife

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