Some New Wines To Try

I really enjoy trying new wines… and when I find something I really like, I want to tell the world. So here goes…   First up – 2013 DAOU Cabernet Sauvignon from Paso Robles I really like Paso Cabs. I have mentioned Justin previously… as well as Chateau Margene. This …

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, …

Palmina – Wines For All Seasons

During a recent trip to the Santa Ynez Valley, a few friends and I had the pleasure to visit some amazing wineries and taste some stunning wines. As Steve J. said in one of his recent posts, one should not be afraid to try and discover new wines… and that’s …