Trip Planning

Adieu to you and you and you…

The whirlwind tour of Sonoma and Napa Valley has come to a close but we think we left an impression and know an impression had been made on us. From the random giggles

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Counting Is Hard!

We wanted to sharpen our palates in preparation for the epic 50 Shades of Grape wine country tour in September, so in a moment of idiocy, we said, “HEY I KNOW! LET’S DO A BLIND TASTING!” After six bottles, no food and choruses of, “Oooh awesome nose!”, “Smells like a barn!”, “Yummy notes of black…

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A $25 Cab with $50 flavor and an $8 Label

Wine labels are like book covers. You most definitely cannot judge a wine by its label. As I was wandering through Total Wine¬†yesterday, I spied a bunch of 2007 Napa cabernets (which are getting less and less available at retail). Salva Tierra Cabernet from Renteria Wines caught my eye for its non-descript label and $24.99…

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Pre-Trip Tasting: Tiger Mountain Rabun Red 2008

First off, if you live in Atlanta and haven’t been to Tiger Mountain Vineyards yet, that’s a big fat mistake. I know Georgia isn’t supposed to have good wine but dang, these guys have been at it fifteen years and they’ve figured out a thing or two about viticulture. Tonight we’re trying

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Pre-Trip Training: TOCS Priorat Doq

Jeff Dauler (of the Q100 Atlanta morning show team) is in the midst of intense training for his first triathlon in September in Malibu California, so we’re taking our inspiration from him, and training for our big September event in California. We’re all champions here, what can I say? Tonight we’re hanging on the deck…

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