Phinney’s Wines [Part 2]

As I mentioned in the last post, this is all about winemaker Dave Phinney and the great wines that he has crafted. After tasting the two Grenache/Syrah blends – ABSTRACT & D66 – and the two Zinfandel-based wines – THE PRISONER & SALDO – we moved onto the Cabernet Sauvignons.  …

Phinney’s Wines [Part 1]

In my last post, I mentioned a Zinfandel/Cabernet Sauvignon blend called THE PRISONER.  I was first introduced to this wine around 2003.  It was the first Zin/Cab blend that I had ever had, and it was the first wine by Dave Phinney that I tasted.  Who is Dave Phinney you …

High-End Wineries & Value-Priced Wine

There are a lot of great wine values to be had.  And I find it to be fun when you find a great fair-priced wine that is made by a “high-end” wine producer.  This entry will reveal some very tasty affordable wines that are owned by “high-end” wine companies – …

Experience The Difference

I was introduced to an incredible Zinfandel/Cabernet Sauvignon blend called THE PRISONER about 9 years ago when my local wine merchant suggested that I try it.  And I remember what I was told at the time of purchase: “Open the bottle, pour a little into a glass, take in the …