Category Archives: Wine

Slight detour

So I never thought that I’d get the chance to tag both Beware of Safety and wine in a single post…  After wrapping up in San Francisco circa 1 am, we drove about 2 hours north.  At around 4, am … Continue reading

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2005 Rhinefarm Vinyard Tempranillo – Gundlach Bundschu

I picked this bottle up on my first trip to Sonoma a few years ago (actually, Gundlach Bundschu is the first entry in my ever expanding wine notebook).  As Kerri and I have been accumulating more wine then we can … Continue reading

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2008 Blaufränkisch – Moric

Not many notes on these past few, I know, but they have been exceptional.  I have been on the lookout for a good Blaufrankisch since I had a bottle of Rosi Schuster from one of my favorite wine bars in … Continue reading

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2009 Fiano di Avellino Terre di Dora – Terredora di Paolo

Really good.  Need to track it down again.  Last seen: Tirovino Wine Bar

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Windward Monopole Pinot Noir Vertical Tasting (2006, 2007, and 2008)

Our friends Ethan and Erin were down from San Francisco, and picked us up a little something from a great winery: Windward.  We all visited Windward in May of last year at the end of our wine tasting day.  We … Continue reading

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2006 Runestone Barrel Select Pinot Noir (Edna Valley) – Claiborne and Churchill

Purchased January 2009: Very good with a nose of violets (was probably drunk at this point in the day) Opened May 2011: Deep red licorice nose, opens up to something more jammy.  The wine softened dramatically when decanted.  It had … Continue reading

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