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 …

Discovering California Nebbiolo

I knew they were out there. I just wasn't sure how or when I'd find them. But as luck would have it, they found me! A couple of years ago I received a comment on my blog article, California Nebbiolo, from a man named Ken Musso, who happens to be the owner and wine maker … Continue reading Discovering California Nebbiolo

A little California Nebbiolo revelation

I tried a new California Nebbiolo last week and I was totally ready get on here and start dogging it but ... well I had a revelation. And so did the wine. So a couple weeks ago Jeff invited me to his annual company party, telling me that this year it was going to be … Continue reading A little California Nebbiolo revelation