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Juicy Tales by Jo Diaz · 1W ago

Rutherford Dust Society ~ Always Something New to Learn and Enjoy

In 1993, the Rutherford American Viticultural Area (AVA) was established. The Rutherford Dust Society was then established in 1994, by growers and vintners, to support a cohesive educational...
Juicy Tales by Jo Diaz · 2W ago

DRC and Pétrus Lead Heritage Auction as Wine Market Continues to Rise

My recent blog post, entitled In Vino Duplicitas ~ The Rise and Fall of a Wine Forger Extraordinaire has signaled, evidently, that I now have an interest in wine auctions. And, I do for pure...
Juicy Tales by Jo Diaz · 2W ago

Geyserville Wine Country Series ~ Art and Wine Shine #2

Art and Wine Shine in Geyserville Geyserville is a very quiet, wine country community, for those who haven’t discovered it yet. Visiting it guarantees that you’ll encounter tourists meanderi...
Juicy Tales by Jo Diaz · 2W ago

Wine of the Week ~ Gratien & Meyer Crémant de Loire

The Wine of the Week, from Juicy Tales, is the Gratien & Meyer Crémant de Loire. Exciting, tiny pink bubbles, from a winery that’s been making wine for over 150 years. They have heritage, th...
Juicy Tales by Jo Diaz · 3W ago

The Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic Foundation’s November 10-12 Wine Classic

Every year, I’ve heard about The Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic Foundation’s  wine classic. It’s one I’ve never attended; however, I’ve heard glowing reports for a very long time. If I were any...
Juicy Tales by Jo Diaz · 3W ago

In Vino Duplicitas ~ The Rise and Fall of a Wine Forger Extraordinaire

In Vino Duplicitas ~ The Rise and Fall of a Wine Forger Extraordinaire, written by Peter Hellman… From the very start, it will suck you in and have you turning pages for more. Highly prolifi...
Juicy Tales by Jo Diaz · 1M ago

Geyserville Wine Country Series ~ Sculpture from Geyserville to Cloverdale ~ #1

Last fall, we moved to Geyserville. We hadn’t thought of it as moving to a senior community; but, in some ways, it really is conducive to a more mature living location. I have gray hair comi...
Juicy Tales by Jo Diaz · 1M ago

Rosh Hashanah ~ Wine of the Week ~ Psagot Edom

Shana Tova, to all of my Jewish family and friends! Raised as a Catholic child, religion was a great comfort to me; as an adult, the dogma became difficult. So, like many people during the 6...
Juicy Tales by Jo Diaz · 1M ago

Wine Cans Continue To Come On Strong ~ And So Are the Tailgate Parties

Tailgate parties, the rage in parking lots… All I know is… when people are all drinking from cans and it’s all about beer, just hand over the equal packaging opportunity in wine, thank you v...
Juicy Tales by Jo Diaz · 1M ago

Heringer Estates Family Vineyard & Winery ~ Harvest 2017 ~ Looking for Grapes?

This is not a paid advertisement. It’s the result of an incoming Email from Heringer Estates. I find this particularly useful, for seeing brix’s rising levels in only one week, and what brix...