A Tribute to Xerces Butterfly with Replica Wines

A Tribute to Xerces Butterfly with Replica Wines

As beautiful as the butterfly are Rebel Wines. A tribute to the Xerces butterfly that was last seen in the San Francisco Bay area in the early 1940’s. The Xerces butterfly was small, Periwinkle blue in color and a native to the coastal sand dunes of the Bay area. It...
Kitchen Wine: Smith-Madrone Chardonnay & Riesling

Kitchen Wine: Smith-Madrone Chardonnay & Riesling

This article covers two nights of Kitchen Wine with Smith-Madrone. I was first introduced to Smith Madrone wines last year. I was blown away with them. The wines are clean, elegant and alive! Located in the Spring Mountain District AVA, just 6 miles from downtown St....
Kitchen Wine: Terlato Pinot Grigio

Kitchen Wine: Terlato Pinot Grigio

The evening we uncorked the 2018 Terlato Pinot Grigio was to pay tribute to Anthony Terlato who had just recently passed away. A native New Yorker, Anthony founded Terlato Wine Group. His vision was to increase the importance of wine to the American culture. Terlato...
Out of My Comfort Zone with Fun Wine

Out of My Comfort Zone with Fun Wine

Every now and then you have to try something different and go out of your comfort zone. That includes with wine. Back in June I received a press release for Fun Wine and they asked if they could send me their three award-winning flavors. They were Red Sangria,...