Tag Archives: “A Taste of Monterey”

New Year’s Eve 2021/2022

It was dubbed the original “Amateur’s Night” by one of Hollywood’s most famous bad boys, Humphrey Bogart, who created the Rat Pack that eventually came to be associated with Frank and the boys.  A different era, a different lifestyle and … Continue reading

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A Taste of Monterey-December 2021

It is that time of the year that we received our wine club shipment from A Taste of Monterey and we discovered the club by accident as we were wandering around the waterfront of Monterey, as we were going to … Continue reading

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I Like Old Wines

Years ago, when I was first teaching myself about wines, there was one lesson that I could not learn.  The lesson was, how to sate my curiosity about older wines.  When I think back about all the wines that I … Continue reading

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Monterey Club September 2021

It was a festive time for me, to receive all of these wine club selections in the week of my birthday.  Even though we pay for all of these clubs, it is just fun to open the packages to see … Continue reading

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Pianetta Sangiovese

I guess most people these days shop using the internet, except me.  Maybe, because I was a merchant and I liked interacting with customers, I also like to touch the merchandise.  With wine it is a little different, but I … Continue reading

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A Pinot Noir and a Syrah

I should really pay attention to my emails, and then I would probably know that I should be anticipating a wine shipment, but I am rather negligent.  I am a rather strange duck, I guess, in that I don’t have … Continue reading

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Bernardus Sierra Mar Chardonnay SLH

There is no doubt that I have the avid curiosity of a kid when we get our quarterly box of three wines from A Taste of Monterey.  It sometimes feels like an archeologist getting ready to discover an undiscovered room.  … Continue reading

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Wrath Wines KW Ranch Syrah

A December surprise is always what will be in the shipment from A Taste of Monterey from their “Private Reserve Club.” We have been members of this club for ages and it gives us a chance to enjoy some wines … Continue reading

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De Tierra Russell Estate Merlot

I am going to write about the third bottle of wine from the September shipment from “A Taste of Monterey.”  This was our first wine club that we ever joined and it has to be around eighteen years from that … Continue reading

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August West Pinot Noir SLH

The joys of receiving wines through a wine club, is that one never knows what to expect, and it might not be what one was thinking about.   The second bottle of wine that I unpacked from “A Taste of Monterey” … Continue reading

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