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McKahn Family Cellars 2016 Grenache

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An awesome pairing last night of paella and McKahn Family Cellars Grenache. While McKahn Family Cellars is located in Livermore Valley, they source this fruit from Shenandoah Valley, Amador County. This wine on the eye was semi-translucent, clear and a beautiful hue of purple/red. On the nose, cherry, herbs and spices which intermingled with the […]

McKahn Family Cellars

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McKahn Family Cellars While the baseball season hasn’t officially started, the Rookie of the Year is already announced. It is the McKahn Family Cellars in Livermore. Why the “rookie” status is crowned for McKahn Family Cellars is that they just opened their tasting room with the first offering on Friday, March 4th. Charles McKahn’s background […]

SF Chronicle Wine Competition

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The results are in from the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, which is the largest competition of American Wines in the World. This year 6,800 wines from over 1,132 wineries were entered. That said many, many wines and wineries did not enter. I do however want to congratulate those listed below as I have done […]

Exceptional, Outstanding and Top Wines of 2016

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In 2016 I was fortunate enough to taste over 1600+ wines. While most were good to above average, some five wines stood out and rated as EXCEPTIONAL and should be sought after and tasted ASAP. Each would contribute to your cellar. These wines can be secured from the wineries based on availability. Another 12 wines were rated […]

Three Promotions for Readers of California Wines & Wineries

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Three wines have agreed to a “special promotion” for the readers of California Wines & Wineries. I have done a story on each of these during Q1 2016. Each of these wineries will honor this promotion for a limit time and then it will end.  The wineries listed have recently won awards or have a […]