Category Archives: Californian wine trip

On the wine road – part 2: in search of “iconic” Napa Cabernet Sauvignon

On this very grey autumn day, the blue skies and warm days of the Napa Valley last August seem very far away and I feel a little guilty that it has taken me this long to write the sequel to … Continue reading

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On the wine road – from Oregon to California

#OnTheWineRoad #California- Hotel California from Wine Defender TV on Vimeo. We did it!! Onne and I got enough sponsorship together to make it out to California and live our great wine adventure!!!! The weather was great, the scenery gorgeous and … Continue reading

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Sonoma County and Anderson Valley – the final chapter of my Californian road trip

As I am going through all my notes for future blog posts my eye is suddenly drawn to my notes on Sonoma and Anderson Valley. All at once I go bright red with shame as it has now almost been … Continue reading

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Napa Valley – part 4 of the Californian Wine Road trip

It seems a long time ago now, but the next wine region I visited on my Californian road trip was the prestigious Napa Valley. I have to admit that I did not really have much of a plan of where … Continue reading

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Paso Robles Wine Country and Rhone varieties

Next destination on my wonderful wine trip through California was Paso Robles. I was really excited to visit Paso as a lot of my Californian and International wine friends had been raving about the place. As soon as I drove … Continue reading

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Californian wine trip part 2: Los Olivos, Solvang and St Barbara wine country

After a few days soaking up the sun in SoCal I headed up to the Santa Barbara region to catch up with my friends Sam and Cath from 1000 corks – an excellent US wine search engine BTW – and … Continue reading

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Californian Wine Adventure – Temecula Valley

I have always wanted to learn more about Californian wines so I decided to take a 2 week wine road trip through California to taste my way up from San Diego to Mendocino county:-) 85% of US wine comes from … Continue reading

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