Wines Suggestions & Reviews

Socrates is quoted as saying that… “wine moistens and tempers the spirit and lulls the cares of the mind to rest. It revives our joys and is oil to the dying flame of life.”

I agree and add that it’s the only hobby you can practice where you can never have all the parts and the ones you have change daily.

The wines I suggest are tasty and reasonably price so as to make them virtually and emotionally enjoyable.

Woody the Wine Guy –

Woody's Wine Reviews

Bordeaux You Could Actually Buy

Research tells me that the second label bottles of many Bordeaux wines – that’s what doesn’t fit in the first blend of major Chateaus, will be outstanding and probably at very good prices, a reflection of the old saw, “a rising tide lifts all boats”…..

A Whine of Wines

A Whine of Wines What follows is not truly a full Whine but it’s sort of a Whine and it’s about wine or should I say it’s information about wine that has come passed me recently and I as your faithful scribe am passing on…

In Oregon It’s All About Pinot

2010 The Year of Growing Wonderfully

I tasted wines that are $30 and wines that are $300 and everywhere in between, almost all of them were tremendous, it was a great year in Bordeaux!  

Taste of Sonoma on Tour in Chicago

A selected group of the Sonoma folks were in town recently organized by the Sonoma County Vintners, the Sonoma County wine and grape commission and the Sonoma County tourism Bureau. They poured 100 wines from all 15 of the Sonoma County AVA’s places like the…

Really Good Red Wine

Our 2009 Sonoma Zin is from the beautiful Somers Vineyards in Dry Creek Valley and the 85 year old Crow Vineyard in Russian River Valley. The wine was kissed with a touch of Petite Sirah. Nicknamed the Sophisticate because it expresses the elegant side of…

2009 Four Vines “The Sophisticate”

Our 2009 Sonoma Zin is from the beautiful Somers Vineyards in Dry Creek Valley and the 85 year old Crow Vineyard in Russian River Valley. The wine was kissed with a touch of Petite Sirah. Nicknamed the Sophisticate because it expresses the elegant side of…