Category Archives: Zinfandel

ACORN Winery from Sonoma: Where Consistency and Quality Reign

Sometimes you can taste a signature of the winemaker in a great wine. When that happens it’s fabulous. It’s a different experience. I liken it to the difference between a typewritten note and a handwritten one. They are both nice to receive but the handwritten one is like a virtual physical touch....

World Cup 2014 Recap: May the Best Wine Region Win

Unless you’re living under a rock, you know that the 20th annual FIFA World Cup, a tournament for the men’s soccer (or football) world championship, is currently happening in Brazil and the United States is shockingly still in the game. A total of 64 matches were or are being played...

Amador Foothill Winery “Clockspring Vineyard” Zin: A Tale of Two Wines

Post Summary1. A little about Amador County — not just for gold miners2. Some info on Amador Foothill Winery 3. Instructions of what do with this wine — it needs a little time.4. The review of the “Clockspring Vineyard” Zin________________________________________ Amador County is a little slice of Americana located in interior California, kind...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 005 Aging Wines

Ok, I didn’t sing “The Gambler” on air, but I did talk about when to hold ’em and when to fold ’em…in terms of wine, of course! In this episode Rick and I help explain what characteristics allow for a wine to be aged, the ideal storage conditions, and we...