Monthly Archives: November 2016

Tasting Notes: Word of the Week “Rich”

Whether it brings to mind expensive jewelry, fast cars or maybe just swimming in pools of cold hard cash, we can all agree that being rich is highly sough after. While we may not be able to provide you with the winning lottery numbers, maybe we can help you find some wealth in your wine […]

Tasting Notes: Word of the Week “Quince”

Find apples and pears and little too pedestrian? Perhaps quince is the fruit you’ve been searching for! This ancient fruit is thought to be the predecessor of the modern day apple. In ancient Greece, the quince was a ritual offering at weddings. A small deciduous tree bearing a pome fruit, similar in appearance to a […]

Tasting Notes: Word of the Week “Powerful”

Today’s word is used to describe robust wines of great substance. Powerful wines can be a bit overwhelming to the palates of those who prefer their wines on the mellow side. Despite their potent nature, these wines never lack a sense of balance,  which is why this is viewed as a positive tasting descriptor. “Powerful” […]

Meet the Winemaker: Justin Lattanzio

Justin Lattanzio moved to San Francisco from the East Coast in the Fall of 1996, knowing very little about wine. However, with all of the great restaurants and wine shops in the San Francisco Bay area, it was easy for him to find and to taste some of the finest wines from California and around […]