Tag: Syrah

Got Melka?

Got Melka?

According to a famous 1990's advertising campaign,"milk does a  body good."  We subscribe to the philosophy that wine -  good wine - also does a body good.  We recently met Sylvie Laly, the wonderful Sales and Wine Director for Napa Valley winery Melka Wines, who was gracious enough to share some of their wines with us. … Continue reading Got Melka?

Pinot Noir? Pinot Nowhere.

As we rolled up to our final winery of our Oregon visit, we might be forgiven for expecting to enjoy one more glass of Pinot Noir before returning to California.  Certainly, the Willamette Valley, where we spent the beginning of our Oregon wine sojourn, is best known for Pinot Noir:  over 70% of vines are … Continue reading Pinot Noir? Pinot Nowhere.

A Bovine and Wine Saturday at HdV

A Bovine and Wine Saturday at HdV

Bacon and wine.  Is there anything better?  This past weekend marked the release of the 2014 vintages at HdV Winery.  In addition to tasting some fantastic wines, the staff at HdV and their caterers laid out an impressive assortment of cheeses, charcuterie, and, yes, a whole pig.  If you have not added HdV to your … Continue reading A Bovine and Wine Saturday at HdV