November 3, 2017

When I was a student at Cornell University the most failed class was not some pre-Med Bio class or some advanced mathematics class, but a wines basics class! When I took the class, I found out why (thoug...

May 23, 2017

**Watch*** The weather this weekend is perfect for that pink, refreshing wine...Rosé! Watch as we crash the "Top 3 Local Grocery Stores" searching for delicious picks. 

April 22, 2017

You love wine. It should be an important part of your special day, right? As you diligently pin the heck out of "unique wedding ideas" or "wine reception ideas", consider the below ideas for your wedding.

#1) GET TH...

April 4, 2017

Check out the last segment from

CBS 8 - San Diego News for upcoming

April 20th Field to Vase Dinner Tour at the Flower Fields in Carlsbad. 

Dine on food from Exec Chef John Miller from Bistro West while sipping on incredible wines hand selected by Lamar Engel from Th...

October 20, 2016

Have you ever opened up a nice bottle of wine you had been holding onto for some time? Then pour the wine into a decanter, only to see a cluster of black matter at the bottom of your wine glass? You are not alone. Many people have stood there scratching their head alon...

October 20, 2016

Have you ever order a bottle of wine in a restaurant to impress your date, become super excited about the sommelier bringing the bottle, present the bottle and say ‘Voila! Here is your wine monsieur!’ – Only to see that the Orange County sommelier is twisting the top o...

October 20, 2016

When looking at a bottle of wine one may begin to wonder “where did this particular size come from?” or “why is this bottle shaped one way and another differently?” These are all great questions and we are about to dive into the answers here.
Why Glass?
Often viewed...

October 20, 2016

When determining whether or not a plot of land and its soil are properly suited for vineyards, it is important to achieve a certain balance between the soil, air, and water.

 Step One:  Soil Sample & Terroir Check 
 Soil combinations are important when choosing specifi...

September 29, 2016

If you have witnessed the entertainingly ceremonious swirling of wine in the glass, it can be both curious and odd if you are new to wine. Whether you have tried this or not, there are some things you should know about the swirling of wine. Believe it or not there is a...

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