Archives for: "September 2011"

2007 Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Artemis Cabernet Sauvignon

September 21st, 2011
Artemis. The name has some impressive social capital in the wine community. It belongs to a wine that I've always heard to be a good wine. No, that's not right. I'd always heard that this was a very good wine. And at $50+ per bottle, I'm not really one… more »

2007 Elyse Petite Sirah

September 15th, 2011
I went to some amazing places on my trip to Napa Valley and Elyse Winery was a particular delight. I remember the puzzled look on the young man's face when we showed up at about 10:30am for a tasting...but hey, he was open, right? I believe we sampled… more »

2009 Orin Swift D66 Grenache

September 5th, 2011
The Orin Swift Winery is best known for its flagship wine, "The Prisoner," a predominantly-Zinfandel blend that you should definitely try. To its presence in northern California the winery has now added over 200 acres in Maury, France, near the Spanish… more »