Category Archives: Zinfandel

Food and Wine with Chef Damon Hersh

Menu Vichyssoise (deconstructed)  – Wine: Grotta Del Sole Asprinio d’Aversa Spumante Brut – Italy – $14 Tuna Tartare – Tuna And Mache Salad On Flatbread – Wine: 2006 – Cantine Botromagno Gravina – Italy – $12 Chicken Florentine Tartlettes – … Continue reading

Posted in 2004, 2005, 2006, Califorina, Calvert Woodley, Dry Creek Valley, Italy, Pearsons, Pinot Noir, Red, White, Zinfandel | Leave a comment

Stryker Sonoma Winery

Tuesday, February 26 promises to be a special night at the Washington Wine and Cheese Seminar. We will present five outstanding wines from the award wining Stryker Sonoma Winery. Louise Shelly and Jeff Kominers have done an outstanding job of … Continue reading

Posted in 2003, 2004, Alexander Valley, Alexander Valley, Califorina, Red, Sonoma County, Speedy Creek Knights Valley, Zinfandel | 1 Comment

Great Christmas Party with Wine Friends and Others

Just got back from a great Christmas party at a friend of mines from wine class. The food was great after he had been cooking and baking off and on for like the last week. There was shrimp, baked salmon … Continue reading

Posted in 2002, 2005, A. Rafanelli, A. Rafanelli Winery, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Califorina, Dry Creek Valley, France, Mills Wine, Napa, Rafanelli, Red, Turley, Turley Wine Cellars, Zinfandel | Leave a comment

Zinfandels for Thanksgiving

It’s not too late to change your travel plans and leave Wednesday morning!!!! On Nov. 20th, Washington Wine and Cheese Seminar presented a tasting featuring five Zinfandels from California. It seems only fitting that as we prepare to feast on … Continue reading

Posted in 2003, 2004, 2005, Califorina, Calvert Woodley, Horlick Sharp Cheddar, Lodi, Morbier, Napa, Red, Total Wine and More, Zinfandel | 1 Comment

Alexander Valley Vineyards Tasting

A representative from Alexander Valley Winery will be coming in to lead a Cabernet Sauvignon component tasting for us. Alexander Valley is prestigious family-owned winery in northern Sonoma County, California. Most of their production is reds. In addition to their … Continue reading

Posted in 2005, 2006, Alexander Valley, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Garrotxa, Goat, Gorgonzola, Gorgonzola Picante, Malbec, Merlot, Red, Zinfandel | 1 Comment

Two Blondes, a Brunette, and Five Big Bodacious Reds Redux

bo·da·cious (adj.) : remarkable; outstanding. October 2nd, bring the the return of Two Blondes, A Brunette and Five Reds presented by Lori Draheim, Carol Rentz and Jill LaPanna. Our theme for this tasting is Big Bodacious Blends Part II. This … Continue reading

Posted in 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carigane, Charbano, Chateauneuf du Pape, Cinsaut, Goat, Goat Gouda, Gouda, Grenache, GSM, Imperial Liquors, Morbiere, Mourvedre, Out of Site, Pearsons, Petite Syrah, Red, Syrah, Trader Joe's, Viognier, Wide World of Wine, Zinfandel | 7 Comments

Little Gems from California

FINALLY!!!! The time has come when we can all gather and taste wonderful wines. I hope our little intermission has allowed you to relax, travel,spend time with family and friends, and taste some fabulous Vino. In August I traveled to … Continue reading

Posted in 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, Belletoile, Brie, Cabernet Franc, Calvert Woodley, cow's milk, Cuvee, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Red, sheep's milk, Triple Cream, Zinfandel | 1 Comment