Tag Archives: Oak Knoll

Two Old Reds from the Cellar

In a sense I feel like the old Aesop Fable “The Ant and the Grasshopper” when it comes to finding wines that were laid to rest years ago.   I have been writing about wines that I have discovered in the … Continue reading

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Darioush Viognier 2001

The majority of the people that I talk wine with, don’t usually put Darioush Winery and Viognier in the same sentence; most people think of their rich red wines.  For the last hundred days or so,  I have put on … Continue reading

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Ms. Yoga is So Popular

While we were taking care of Ms. Yoga at the Casa Raconteur, her family was making preparations for a party while she was in town.  We are used to having to share her with the world, as she tends to … Continue reading

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A Birthday Brunch

Of the birthday celebrations for my Bride, I only attended one bona-fide event.  So many of the events are scheduled with her, right after work, that maybe I should be getting a complex that nobody wants my company.  She had … Continue reading

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Dinghy’s

“Work is the curse of the Drinking Class” is one of the favorite expressions of a club member of mine, and sometimes it is so true.  Here we are, up in the serene setting of Crystal Mountain and my Bride … Continue reading

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Yo

Whenever I am at a wine tasting, I always look forward to the last two wines, as I hope to find something interesting. Sitting at the wine bar at D. Vine Fine Wines with my Bride all eager as well. … Continue reading

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A Gris and a Chard

I had another chance to go to a wine tasting near my house at D.vine Fine Wines. It is all predicated on our schedules at home. I am still working a bit in my semi-retirement phase doing whatever I can … Continue reading

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