Home All Articles Eats Bottle Rocket
Aug. 7 2015
I’ve recently come to terms with being a true blue (or should that be pink?) fan of Rosé. The quintessential backyard wine often gets a bad rap—either due to the long, sordid history...
July 10 2015
If you're a cheese fanaticlike myselfyoure familiar with Venissimo Cheese, and its four locations in San Diego. But what you may not be aware of is its Academy of Cheese classes with some designed...
June 22 2015
Confession: I'm not a baseball fan. But if anything could get me to a game it would be a good glass of wine
May 22 2015
The rustic charm of Bernardo Winery, the oldest operating vineyard and winery in San Diego, was an idyllic setting for this year's San Diego County Vintner's Association Wine and Food Festival.
May 1 2015
National Chardonnay Day is a thing I never thought I'd give a damn about. I'm typically turned off by California's golden grape, with buttery versions being too rich and lighter versions too bland
April 11 2015
Ive mentioned that Ive got champagne taste on a boxed-wine budget. Therefore, my interest was piqued when Grocery Outlet invited me to peruse their recent wine sale. Still, I was skeptical about what a...
March 20 2015
I was invited by the Temecula Valley Winegrowers Association to take part in a "virtual tasting," which sounds stranger than it was. The wine was real. The virtual part came via an online broadcast where...
Feb. 27 2015
Downtown's Le Parfait Paris has quickly made itself known for coffee, desserts and decadent pastries. Since opening late last year, it's become a go-to for caffeine addicts and sweet-toothers
Feb. 6 2015
One of my worst habits is laziness. From laundry piles to idle Sunday mornings, it rules my life. It even affects my drinking. I know the varietals and regions I like, plus accessible, affordable bran
Jan. 16 2015
Owner Isabella Valencia and husband / sommelier Jayson Knack host about two pairing classes at Dallmann (789 W. Harbor Drive, Downtown) each month, with beer, wine, cheese, desserts and, perhaps...
Dec. 26 2014
Peachy Canyon Winerys reds have long been a mainstay on my wine rack, its Incredible Red both easy to drink and easy on the budget.
Dec. 5 2014
I dont find myself in Point Loma often, but Ive found a reason to change that. The Wine Pub is a welcoming place for a drinkand a nibbletucked between a bank and a Thai restaurant in a busy corner...
Nov. 14 2014
When I was invited to Wine Wednesday at Marina Kitchen in the Marriott Marquis (333 W. Harbor Drive), I wasnt sure what to expect
Oct. 24 2014
I recently decided to cohabitate with my better half. In addition to blending our hodgepodge furniture, it also meant bringing together my love of dry red wines with his inexplicable desire to drink s
Sept. 26 2014
The first time I visited Trisler's Wine Bar, it was rather forgettable: An unremarkable cheese board and some average wine, and let's just say I wasn't inclined to go back.
Sept. 5 2014
As a wine lover, some days you'll spend ages in your favorite wine boutique or bottle shop, poring over labels and agonizing over what to spend your hard-earned dollars on.
Aug. 15 2014
A warm summer evening and a perfectly chilled bottle of 2013 Bianco di Napa were reasons enough to see if the product matched the promise
July 25 2014
While I can't speak for the company you keep, I can attest to Café Bleu's mastering of the other required elements
July 3 2014
It's a mystery how I, a big fan of Lodi Zinfandels, haven't explored Oak Ridge Winery's offerings in depth before now
June 13 2014
Our contending Cali Cabs were a 2011 Illaria from Napa Valley ($65 suggested retail price), a 2010 Sequoia Grove from Napa Valley ($39), a 2011 Louis M. Martini from Sonoma County ($18) and a 2011 Trader...

Calendar

See all events on Wednesday, Sep 2