Eve’s Wine 101

ElectionsVoteGoodfellas star Paul Sorvino and Emmy-award winner Dee Dee Sorvino’s PINOT, PASTA, and PARTIES have put together a cookbook…the Sorvinos share 80 delicious, authentic Italian recipes along with menus that are perfect for relaxed ent(more..)

ElectionsVoteMy first thought when I picked up Bianca Bosker’s Cork Dork tale was oh boy, I was going to learn some new tricks here. Three hundred pages later I not only learned a cellar full of tricks but also felt a whole lot better about being a wine gee(more..)

ElectionsVoteIt’s no secret that I’m a fan of recipes from the 12 Bottle Bar book, and not just because the authors have generously served up how-to-make bitters and how-to-make scrubs at Cocktails on the Roof the last two years. We actually have loca(more..)

ElectionsVoteWell of course I coaxed local winemaker Steve Lemley from Pulchella Winery into letting me taste their - co-winemaker Nate Hasper definitely had his hand on this one - first ever 100% ROSE OF TANNAT that had YET TO BE RELEASED just so I could get you(more..)

ElectionsVoteWay back in 2010 when I was doing my course work and studying for the WSET Level 2 Award in Wine and Spirits (WSET) I documented the journey. I shared my notes, what I was learning and some of my fears. This time around, I’d like to share a lit(more..)

ElectionsVoteI studied just a half page on the wines of Idaho when I was preparing to be tested (and pass) my American Wine Specialist® Certification course last year. Frankly, I was pretty intrigued by all of the U.S. states that found a way to mak(more..)

ElectionsVoteIt’s no secret that Eve’s Wine 101 co-hosts Cocktails on the Roof (save the date: 8/25/17!) and is currently recruiting wineries – and guests – to Wine in the Pines. (That date is set for 6/10/17). This got me to thinking&hel(more..)

ElectionsVoteThis past month I got to sample some of the wines from Tablas Creek in a preview tasting held at Salt Creek Grille Valencia and organized by Carl and Terry Kanowsky. Why? On February 22 I ran the news on my website, social media and my weekly newsle(more..)

ElectionsVoteInternational-renowned sommelier, Noel Shu, provides in-depth look at the modern Chinese wine industry and guides us through the misty vineyards and crowded wineries of China. I can’t recall the last time I tried wine from China, possibly at t(more..)

ElectionsVoteProduced by my wine pal Mark Newman, CEO and Founder of Accolade Brands Inc., the Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri Tour stopped inside Santa Monica Airport’s Barker Hanger this past week. This is what I was able to soak up having just barely recover(more..)

ElectionsVoteThe White Knight Prosecco hails from the Treviso region in Italy and is made from Glera grapes. White Knight Prosecco EVE’S TASTING NOTES Tiny bubbles raced to a frothy top, adding in the color of pale gold, the appearance of this Prosecco i(more..)

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