Month: October 2017

Sauvignon Blanc Sparkler

“People love wine with bubbles, it makes the wine come alive “ – Rick Anderson My last review in the Villa Maria selection is a fun sparkling Villa Maria Bubbly 2015 Sauvignon Blanc ( This is my first time enjoying a bubbly, sparkling sauvignon blanc. 

Scardello’s Annual Wine Rep Showdown

“Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspiring and aches or June and moon or good people and noble ventures.” – M.F.K. Fisher Scardello ( is an artisan cheese shop located in the Turtle Creek neighborhood of Dallas. Featured in a prior PositiveVines blog, this 

Help California Wildfire Victims

Normally, I have a weekly blog focusing on a new wine, winery, craft cocktail or event. Today I want to focus on helping those in the California industry hurt by the recent wildfires. Lots of devastation around our country – California, Houston, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Please donating to support those in need.
#santarosafire #wbc2017

Tuli Pinot Noir from Sonoma Coast – “a place to return home”

“I know you all have Pinot envy” – goodie-two-shoes The top grape producing areas for Pinot Noir wine in the United States are – Willamette Valley, Anderson Valley, Sonoma Coast and Russian River Valley. Situated on the northeast coast of California, the cooler weather, rolling