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Tres Comas Review – As Seen on HBO Silicon Valley

Video Transcription What is up everyone, this is your boy, mr. Product views. And today we will be doing a review on the trust comas, tequila. Uh, so it’s a, as you can see, uh, this is the bottle. Um, and um, you know, if you guys have watched Silicon Valley, uh, there is a […]

Beringer Vineyards Review

BackStory Driving on Hwy 29, just as you’re heading north and leaving St. Helena, is the Avenue of the Elms, and the entrance to Beringer Vineyards. It’s a tiny portion of Bavaria we locals know and love. And…Beringer is the longest continuously-operating winery in California. The wines are full-bodied, flavorful and with many 90+ point […]

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Review

Backstory My husband and I had an afternoon available to us, so we just spontaneously drove up Silverado Trail starting in the City of Napa. As we passed wineries, we counted off those we’d been to. Then there appeared Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars. Back when I was growing up here in Napa, in the 1970s […]

Jack Russell Brewery Review

Apple Hill Hidden Gems: Part 3 So, we’d had a great first day in the Camino / Placerville area with two prior stops at wineries, both absolute finds! Could this day get any better? Well, turns out it it could. We ended up at Jack Russell Farm Brewery because my friend Rich really wanted to […]

Lava Cap Winery Review

Apple Hill Hidden Gems: Part 2 Our next stop is Lava Cap Winery and it was both a surprise and delight. The tasting room was more of what we’re used to seeing with personal and local nuances reflecting the earthy and artististic feel of the Jones Family. The volcanic-rich soil is perfect for grapes and […]

Wofford Acres Vineyards Review

Apple Hill Hidden Gems: Part 1 “Let’s go to Apple Hill.” Rich and I have known each other since our Napa High days back in the late 70s and early 80s. Our birthdays are five days apart, my own falling on September 1st and his on September 6th. We’re both Napa Valley natives, who are […]

North Canyon Cider Company Review

Apple Hill Hidden Gems: Part 4 Back in the late 1980s I was wooed and won by hard apple cider, in England, Minnesota, and Washington state. What started for me as a Tolkien-inspired libation, which I deeply enjoyed while playing Tolkien-inspired Old-School Dungeon & Dragons (don’t judge, it was hella fun!). this novel inspiration morphed […]

G.E. Massenez Poire-Williams Prisonniere Review

Captured Fragrance: G.E. Massenez Poire-Williams Prisonnière, An Unexpected Elegance from European Alchemical Traditions I first encountered French Pear Brandy back in 1994.  It was served to me slipped into chamomile tea as someone’s grandmother’s secret vice. As I held this gently steaming cup of tea, the fragrance wisping up was a pure headiness of floral fruity […]

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