Weather and Vintage

The vintage of a wine is about the last thing that most casual wine drinkers look for when choosing a bottle to bring home to go with dinner. However that bit of information can provide huge insights to the taste, aroma and body of the wine inside. A vintage wine is one made from grapes

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Trip Planing

When I am at home running around NC I tend to do things on the spur of the moment. A trip to a new museum or to the pottery shops when the relatives visit are easy are to do quickly and do not need a real plan, but if we are traveling on more than

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2011 Homefront Red

Created by Murphy-Goode wineries, this is a California Red blend that is food friendly and fruit forward. The blend is 34% Zinfandel, 27% Merlot, 16% petite Sirah, 13% Petite Verdot, 6% Syrah and 4% Cabernet Sauvignon.   The aroma of blueberries and black cherries lead the taste of raspberries and cherries to the pallet. This blend

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