A Snapshot of California Nebbiolo

A small but dedicated group of California Nebbiolo producers picks one day every couple of years to get together and explore one of their own Nebbiolo vineyards, compare each others' wines, and discuss the future of the grape in this state. On the second day, they hold a small public tasting; this year Domenico Winery offered to … Continue reading A Snapshot of California Nebbiolo

Due Vigne Nebbiolo, Barbera, Dolcetto

You won’t catch me in any big box or department stores on Black Friday; I’m usually hitting the trails. But for the past two years I have sought middle ground by supporting local and small businesses. Last year I attended the Surf City Vintners Art, Wine, & Gift Bazaar here in Santa Cruz, a fantastic … Continue reading Due Vigne Nebbiolo, Barbera, Dolcetto

Harrington Wines: Teroldego, Lagrein, Marzemino, Montepulciano, Charbono, Nebbiolo …

Today the adventures of enotecaMarcella take us to the industrial zone of San Francisco, mid way between AT&T and Candlestick Parks. We drive down a wide street, lined with warehouses and come upon a hefty garage-like door, open and exposing large metal-working machines and tools. Why are we here? We are in search of Harrington Wines … Continue reading Harrington Wines: Teroldego, Lagrein, Marzemino, Montepulciano, Charbono, Nebbiolo …