Pour it on me!

Chronicling my transition from wine novice to oenophile (sort of).


Review: 2013 Douglas Green Cabernet Sauvignon

It’s warm, it’s fruity, it’s spicy–everything you want in a cheap cab. The 2013 Douglas Green Cabernet Sauvignon has lingering flavors of what is that, raisin? I was pleased with the smoothness of the wine, which I sipped at a pre-concert picnic with some friends. For the price, I’d buy it again. Nuts & Bolts: Winery: Douglas…

Review: 2012 Hahn Winery GSM

This blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourevedre is fruit-forward with a long, dry finish. The grenache makes it bold and the meaty mourevedre sews it all together. I tasted dark fruits–blackberries and blueberries–in this deep ruby-colored wine.   I enjoyed it a lot with some meaty pasta at one of my Favorite Italian joints, Fritto…