Dierberg Winemaker’s Dinner

I have been drinking Dierberg and Star Lane wine for more than four years.  And I love many of the wines they produce.  Before I get into the actual winemaker dinner that I had the pleasure of going to, I want to tell you how I came to learn about …

Melville Vineyards & Winery [Part 2]

We at Wine Ponder love to share information and engage others about wine through personal travels and discoveries. Melville Vineyards & Winery is a fascinating place that produces state-of-the-art wines, where attention to detail really pays off. Our visit had a huge impact on our overall appreciation for their wine. …

Melville Vineyards & Winery [Part 1]

The Santa Ynez Valley is full of amazing destinations for a wine enthusiast like me. It’s my Disneyland! In fact, I call it “THE happiest place on earth”. Of course, my kids would beg to differ but that’s my story and I’m sticking to it. Speaking of a happy place, …