Another Tasting With the Family Winemakers of California

This is the third year we’ve done the Family Winemakers of California tasting event, featuring over 200 California wineries, from all over the state. They do two – one in Del Mar, California and a trade tasting in Pasadena. It’s … Continue reading

Ca’Momi Ca’Secco

Type: Slightly sweet sparkling white What’s Special: It’s tank-fermented Plays well with: Fruit and/or by itself This little unassuming sparkler is a delight. It’s refreshing and light, not so sweet it’s like soda pop (never mind the soda pop top), … Continue reading

Tasting Cabs in Carpinteria – It Doesn’t Get Better

Aha! We are vindicated – at least, Anne is. We’ve said for a long time that Charles Shaw wines (the infamous Two Buck Chuck) aren’t so bad. And this weekend, we saw proof that what Anne has been saying for … Continue reading

Celebrity Wine FAQ/Separated at Birth??

GUY FIERI AND JIMMY SMITH OF CA’ MOMI Okay, maybe they don’t look all that much alike. But add the ‘tude and TV personality Guy Fieri and Jimmy Smith, national sales manager for Ca’ Momi wine in Napa, could definitely … Continue reading

Event Tasting Notes, Altadena Library Foundation

Here are the notes from the Sunday evening event celebrating the Altadena Public Library’s 85th Anniversary. As if we needed any more reason to appreciate our public libraries – our computers got a virus and Anne is using the APL … Continue reading

Bobby Flay and Steve Ells Celebrity Chef Wine FAQs

Celebrity chef Bobby Flay and Chipotle founder Steve Ells have joined forces for a new NBC show airing on Sunday, Mar. 6, at 8 p.m. called America’s Next Great Restaurant. Think of it as a Shark Tank for the restaurant … Continue reading