2012 Josh Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon

2012 Josh Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon

Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Region: North Coast, California – USA
Cost: $15 (SRP)

Winemaker’s Notes: Rich, aromatic dark fruits and baking spices delight the nose, yielding fresh plum and blackberry fruit, violet, dried fig, vanilla bean, and Chinese Five-Spice. The wine is layered with smoky and sappy maple wood, roasted almonds, …read more

A slice of Emilia in LA…

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Traveling today and am slammed with work.

But just had to share at least one image from last night’s Emilia dinner at Sotto in Los Angeles, where I’ve spent the week tasting and rebooting our wine list.

More to come. But in the meantime, a slice of Emilia…


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NV Gosset Champagne Brut Excellence

Wine Review: NV Gosset Champagne Brut Excellence Gosset Brut Excellenceis Champagne that is superior in almost every aspect. The wine is comprised of 36% Chardonnay, 45% Pinot Noir (all from Grand and Premier Cru vineyards) and 19% Pinot Meunier. Gosset has been producing Champagne in Ay, France since 1584 granting …read more

Napa Valley Rocks!

A great event is organized at the end of the month in Napa Valley to help raising funds for the region to recover from the terrible earthquake they suffered last month…

A fun-filled, four-day festival to lift spirits as they continue their recovery!

All information there: http://bit.ly/1tPOIPN

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The Taste of Something New: Introducing Solminer Wines

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Many things motivate the ambitious wine lover, but the curious joy of discovery often ranks highest among the forces that drive us to drink widely. Few things compare to the electric thrill of opening a completely unknown bottle or taking up an inscrutable glass only to be rewarded not just …read more

Updated Wine Aroma Wheel with 100+ Flavors

Wine Aroma Flavor Chart Wheel by Wine Folly

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What the Categories Mean

Primary Aromas

Primary aromas are from the type of the grape or the …read more

A writer and his voice

It’s been six years since I started steveheimoff.com. I had no idea what I was getting into back in those pre-Recession days. But I knew that blogging was something I wanted to do.

People sometimes ask me why I started blogging. After all, I already had a pretty good job, …read more

A Wine for Tonight: 2013 Dry Creek Vineyard Dry Chenin Blanc

Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that won’t break your budget and is widely available? If so, you might want to check out the 2013 Dry Creek Vineyard Dry Chenin Blanc from Clarksburg in California.

Our selection criteria include:

A Wine for Tonight: 2013 Dry Creek Vineyard Dry Chenin Blanc

Would you like a quick suggestion for a good wine to drink tonight (or this weekend) that won’t break your budget and is widely available? If so, you might want to check out the 2013 Dry Creek Vineyard Dry Chenin Blanc from Clarksburg in California.

Our selection criteria include:

Sicily ~ The Youngest Millennial

Of all the places in Italy, Sicily is the one that scares me the most. I have cancelled trips to Sicily because I was afraid something was going to happen. I have gone to Sicily when my bones were sore from a car wreck. I have driven a car in …read more