Posts tagged wine
Wine Notes from My Backyard: Napa Valley's Maroon 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

Ruby color. Blackberries. Fruity tang, subtle spice, soft lingering finish. I'm enjoying this glass of cabernet outside on my patio just before sundown, as I'm observing an industrious squirrel rustling high up on a branch in my orange tree, knocking down one orange after the other. This is California in January. My lawn is covered with half eaten oranges, courtesy of local squirrels.

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Spring's Bounty at Terranea Resort

I opened the French doors of our suite and took in the fresh ocean air. From the sweeping outlook of our balcony I admired the spectacular view--- palm trees surrounding the blue swimming pool as the vibrant sunset colors glowed in golden hues over the glimmering Pacific Ocean. I took a deep inhale. It felt as though we arrived at a resort on the Amalfi coast in Italy. For us, however, it was as simple as a staycation drive down the Pacific Coast Highway, just an hour from our home in Los Angeles.

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In The Mood for Moody's Pop-Up Menu @ Batch Restaurant
Starry Night at LQ @ SK "Fooding Around in LA"
The Pleasures of French Cheese ~ Domaine's Wine & Chef Laurent's Cheese Cart