Tag Archives: California

Tasting No. 219 (Virtual) – June 29, 2020- Zinfandel Old Vines

  Capri Ristorante, McLean VA Tasting Overview This is the first virtual tasting of the CV.  The Covid 19 pandemia has made it impossible for the Group to meet physically until this awful threat is over. The  tasting is limited … Continue reading

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Tasting #150 16 December 2013 – Sparkling Wines – Capri Restaurant

Tasting #150 16 December 2013 – Sparkling Wines –  1PM                      Capri Restaurant Restaurant Contents of this Post 1. Presenters, Participants and Birthdays of December 2. Wines 3. Menu 4. Wines’ … Continue reading

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Tasting #145 July 29, 2013 – California Wines at the Capri Restaurant

Degustación  # 145 del 29 de Julio del 2013 Capri Restaurant, McLean Vinos de California Contents of this post: I.   Presenters and Participants, with the birthdays of the month of July. II.  Menu III. The Wines, bird’s view and … Continue reading

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Tasting # 137 September 27, 2012 Blend Wines

Tasting #137  September 27, 2012  Blend Wines    Da Domenico Ristorant Italiano Tysons Corner Contents of this post:    1. Presenters of the Wines 2. Participants and Birthdays of the Month 3. Menu & Wines 4. Wines Descriptions and Acclaim … Continue reading

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California’s Albariño

California’s Albariño The white wine grape has become a “recent darling” of California’s Central Coast. The Week  August 1, 2012. p. 27 Albariño is best known as a Spanish wine, “but there’s a less-known spate of bottles with American provenance,” … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting # 135 – July 26, 2012 – Da Domenico

Wine Tasting   # 135       July 26, 2012 – Da Domenico Ristorante Italiano  12:00 noon This post contents: 1. Participants 2. Menu and Wines to be tasted 3. Information on the wines of the tasting 4. Club … Continue reading

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78 Years Later – United States Wine Shines in the World

78 Years Later –  United States  Wine Shines in the World During the history of wine the grape phylloxera (Daktulosphaira vitifoliae) was not the only obstacle the wine industry had to overcome. On the opposite side of the Atlantic the “Dry Law” … Continue reading

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If you love wine you MUST see these flicks

Bottle Schock       2008 2008  The story of the early days of California wine making featuring the now infamous, blind Paris wine tasting of 1976 that has come to be known as “Judgment of Paris”.  Links to:   … Continue reading

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