Wine Club Selection: Speedy Creek, 2009 Zinfandel, Knights Valley

 Crafted to please lovers of the big California style – big, rich and with 15.4% alcohol!  $29 Speedy Creek Winery is in Knight’s Valley – Sonoma’s Northeastern section where the county abuts Napa.  The vineyard and winery name was inspired by the sound of the rushing creeks you’d hear if standing in the vineyards during the wet season. But […]

Braised Pork Shank with Soft Polenta & Horseradish Gremolata

This braised pork shank recipe comes from Sondra Bernstein of “the girl & the fig” restaurant in Sonoma.

Wine-Friendly Recipe: Robust Red & Goat Cheese Lamb Burgers

Dave the Wine Merchant recommends these lamb burgers (with balsamic-glazed red onion and goat cheese) with spicy, robust reds, though any red wine will not disappointed.

Wine of the Week – Bonneau Wines, 2005 Zinfandel, Shenandoah Valley ($22)

Dave the Wine Merchant features the 2005 Zinfandel from Bonneau Wines, described by one of his customers as “the first Zinfandel I’ve had in a long while that didn’t taste like it should spread it on toast!”