Category Archives: Wine Tasting

The Wine & Soul Dress Rehearsal

I have read all of Shakespeare’s plays – even the disputed ones. As you can imagine, I am a fan of theatre – all that strutting and fretting on an actual stage. On Monday, May 22, I felt on stage … Continue reading

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Wine Fables & Flashbacks on a Fated Day

Big news – Wine & Soul has moved to the desert, a fitting relocation to a magical place that embodies survival, rejuvenation and adaptability to change. Now for my ongoing quest for good wines that express place and tell a … Continue reading

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Faith Restored & Another Reason Why You Should “Never Say Never”

My love for Bandol rose has make me a tad intolerant of rosé made of Pinot Noir with the notable exception of one from Oregon that retails for $90. Amazing as it is, I cannot afford to drink it. ( If you can … Continue reading

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A Wine Blogger’s Song in 3 Parts. Part III. Wines in the Hands of Crafty Women

Shoop, shoop, shoop ♪♫ So what to do after an all-day meditation retreat on goodness/merit? Visit my favorite wine shop, Bay Grape, especially since they were hosting a special event featuring Italian winemakers – all women who make organic wine. … Continue reading

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On Bordeaux and that Moment When…

Last week I had the pleasure of attending a Bordeaux tasting focused on the Right Bank, specifically the Grande Cru Classes of Saint-Emilion.  The room was a familiar one, Terra, located South of Market right near the Freeway, a place … Continue reading

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A Tasting for the ABC Crowd: Make-up on Your Chardonnay?

Last Friday I went to a Chablis tasting at Bay Grape featuring the wines of superstar producer Patrick Piuze. When I began to taste the first pour of the flight, I noticed a woman looking at me. So I smiled. … Continue reading

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“I always say every wine has a story. What’s this one’s?”

Found myself in the enviable position of attending a wine tasting with a focus on grower-producer Champagnes by a wine importer/distributor. I eased into it in my Wine & Soul way trying to find out more about the people behind … Continue reading

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