Bonaccorsi Pinot Noir: Revisiting the 2008 vintage

BONACCORSI HISTORY I first met Jenne Lee Bonaccorsi about a year or so ago online, while I was contacting wineries for the California Pinot Noir Battle where Pinot Noir wines ...

Winegazer TV Episode 42: Rosé wines for Summertime

In this episode of Winegazer TV Scott takes a look at two very sought after Rosé wines.

Winegazer TV Episode 41: #ChardonnayDay

In this episode Scott shows how to connect with people on #ChardonnayDay using Facebook & Twitter

“Wine is sunlight, held together by water.” ― Galileo Galilei

Winegazer TV Episode 40: The Cahors region of France

In this episode Scott takes a look at the quality and value ...

Winegazer TV Episode 39: Wines for Tax Season

If you owe money, broke even, or getting a fat return from ...

Winegazer TV Episode 38: Blends from Paso Robles

In this episode Scott takes a look at two blends from Paso ...

The Art & Science of Wild Yeast

I recently had the pleasure of attending a panel discussion on the ...

Winegazer TV Episode 37: Wines from Trader Joe’s

In this episode Scott takes a look at two examples of wine ...

Winegazer TV Episode 36: Wines from Santa Barbara County (Happy Canyon AVA)

In this episode Scott takes a look at three wines from the ...

Exploring food and wine pairing with Stoneleigh Pinot Noir

The Stoneleigh Winery is located in the Rapaura district of Marlborough, New ...

Winegazer TV Episode 35: Ravenswood Winery Zinfandel

Winegazer TV Episode 35: Ravenswood Winery Zinfandel In this episode Scott takes ...

Visiting one of Napa Valley’s iconic wineries: Chateau Montelena

The movie "Bottle Shock" depicted the "kids from the sticks" who took ...

Winegazer TV Episode 34: Napa Valley Merlot (part two)

Winegazer TV Episode 34: Napa Valley Merlot (part two) In this episode ...

Winegazer TV Episode 33: Napa Valley Merlot (part one)

Winegazer TV Episode 33: Napa Valley Merlot (part one) In this episode ...

Winegazer TV Episode 32: The Pinot Noir Mushroom Strategy

In this episode Scott pairs a lively Pinot Noir from the folks ...

WinegazerTV Episode 31: “Bargain” Cabernet Sauvignon

WinegazerTV Episode 31: “Bargain” Cabernet Sauvignon In this episode Scott is looking ...

Winegazer TV Episode 30: Tempranillo from California

Continuing with the recent theme of exploring what California is doing with ...

Winegazer TV Episode 29: Wines of Madiran, Southwest France

Winegazer TV Episode 29: Wines of Madiran, Southwest France In this episode ...

Winegazer TV Episode 28: Hahn Family Winery

In this episode of Winegazer TV Scott takes a look at the ...

Room With a View: Deep Sea Wines

Winegazer – Room With a View: Deep Sea Wines I have mentioned ...

Winegazer TV Episode 27: Albariño wines from California

In this episode of Winegazer TV Scott takes a look at what ...

Winegazer TV Episode 26: “Cal-Ital” Wines – The Reds (part two)

Winegazer TV Episode 26 In part 2 of this episode Scott takes ...

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Winegazer TV Episode 25: “Cal-Ital” Wines – The Reds (part one)

In this episode Scott takes a look at some of the Italian wines that are being made in California. The response from wineries was overwhelming, part one of “The Reds” features red wines coming from August Ridge and Toccata.

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Winegazer TV Episode 24: Cru Beaujolais

Winegazer TV Episode 24 In this episode Scott takes time to say thanks to a few people who were inspirational to him, and also takes a close look at one of the best “secrets” of the wine world – Cru Beaujolais.

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Winegazer TV Episode 23: #ChardDay

A special Winegazer TV episode to honor of the 3rd Annual International Chardonnay Day. Scott samples some California Chards from Fort Ross, Eric Kent, Krupp Brothers, and Jarvis Wines.

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Venokado Wine Store- Santa Monica, CA

Venokado is really unlike any wine store that I have ever been to. Located in the hip open space in the new Santa Monica Place Mall known as “The Market” they are one of those places that you want people to know about, because you want them to stay in business, but you are cautious who you tell cause you don’t want them to get too big either

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Winegazer TV Episode 22: Italian wines from California Part One – The Whites

In this episode Scott takes a look at some of the Italian wines that are being made in California.

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Winegazer TV Episode 21: Pinot Gris from Oregon State

In this episode Scott takes a look at four Pinot Gris wines from Oregon State and is amazed by the overall freshness of these wines.

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Winegazer TV Episode 20: Red Blends from Washington State

Red blends from Washington are the topic of Winegazer TV Episode 20

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Winegazer TV Episode 19: California Pinot Noir Battle

In this episode of Winegazer TV four Pinot Noir wines from four different appellations of California, all under $50 retail, go head-to-head and battle for “Pinot Supremacy”.

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Winegazer TV Episode 18: Interview with Morgan Clendenen of Cold Heaven Cellars

In this episode of Winegazer TV Scott hits the road and visits Morgan Clendenen – owner & winemaker at Cold Heaven Cellars – who is known for producing some of the best cool-climate Viognier wines in California

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Winegazer TV Episode 17: Wine & Chocolate

Domaine De La Casa Blanca 2005 Banyuls – a fortified red dessert wine from the south of France – paired with Green & Black 85% Dark chocolate is a match as classic as peanut butter & jelly.

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