Napa Valley

Kathy’s Choices of Fine Wines

Cheers, my friends! I’ve recently had some impressive wines from my favorite brands, and they are all well noting. I start with a library wine that I can’t recommend highly enough, and finish with two current releases that should be easy…

Three delicious wines, all quite affordable

When I was in Santa Maria last weekend, I stopped by BevMo! where I found this delicious trio of wines. Although I provided links to each winery’s webpage, that mostly for information, but you can easily pick up the wines…

Rediscovering Merlot!

I loved this excellent Merlot with a New York steak Although you haven’t seen many Merlot recommendations in Kathy’s Choice, it’s not from an aversion to this variety. I just haven’t had many Merlots that swept me off my feet.…

A very impressive Zinfandel

I just tried this outstanding Napa Valley 2011 Zinfandel, and highly recommend it. I loved its juicy, bright flavors of red and black berries that meld so nicely with spice and white pepper notes. If you’re like me, you’ll want…

Napa Valley Cabernets

Friday afternoon, July 11, 2014 Yet another outstanding presentation, but this time the focus was strictly on Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons, and what a tasting experience it was! Candidly, we locals are going to feel the loss next year when…