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It’s finally November, though you wouldn’t know from the weather in Southern, CA currently. Hot and dry Santa Ana winds are back for a visit, bringing summer-like conditions that make you long for something refreshing! Sunday’s are great for relaxing and watching a little football with a cold one, and I decided something other than…

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Increasing temps have me stuck on cool, California Chardonnays lately, but I felt it time to break outside my standard vineyards and try a new one! So, I made an educated guess and opted for the 2010 Napa Valley Chardonnay from Franciscan Estates. This wine is crafted like a traditional Bordeaux & grown in an…

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One goddess in particular, Eos, Goddess of the Dawn.  Now doesn’t her résumé sound impressive! Well, in ancient Greece maybe more so… We’re keeping in-line with our Greek Week of flavors, with a wonderful Chardonnay crafted by Eos Estate Winery. Located in the Paso Robles wine region in Nothern CA, Eos has been perfecting estate varietals…

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Yep. It’s true. It’s Leap Day and we’re going to indulge like the random, casual, calendar-holiday-hoarding, celebratory Americans we are! And that means relaxing with a libation…. But this day isn’t a random holiday like National Mustard Day or Secretary’s Day, no. Rather a day for accounting to synchronize the seasonal & calendar years…. I’m not surprised the solar system needs help budgeting, even…

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Not all wines can be christened as heavenly, but the 2009 Chardonnay from Saint Francis Winery & Vineyard would probably beg to differ. Yet another splendid Sonoma selection. Saint Francis delivers a comprehensive list of well rounded wines and two expansive California estates. I recently turned to St. Francis Chardonnay in the hope of finding a smooth…

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