Sunday, December 13, 2009

Wine Tasting

Last Saturday I went wine tasting at Pride Mountain Winery in St. Helena, again. Same cast of characters, and just as fun. Its interesting to see my tastes change since last year - I said then that I found many of the wines rather dry, but not this time.

This is in the tasting room - a regular bottle of wine, and a mega bottle that holds something like ten bottles and costs about $800!

After tasting a few wines in the tasting room, a Voignier unfiltered and straight from the fermenter, and more wines in the caves, we had a picnic lunch at the lookout area at Pride Mountain. There's such a nice view up there, and plenty more wine to ward off the chill in the air.

I got to use my picnic basket!

So sweet... I think I just got a cavity.

Why yes, I did go wine tasting in stiletto booties and my grandmother's
suede and fur jacket. I felt rather glamorous that day.

A fantastic Merlot, and chocolate, and teeth stained from wine tasting.

I did not go home empty-handed. Oh no! Rich gave me one of his uncle's private label wines, and it is fan-freaking-tastic! I like it more than the Pride wines. And I got a hug from his uncle, who was sweet and funny and all-around great. And Stef and Philip gave me an ice wine. What can I say? I am one lucky girl!



Run Lori Run said...

What a lovely day. I am officially jealous. :)

Misty said...

Yeah, I have wonderful friends that I am very thankful for. :)

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