A Wine for the Pessimist (Red Blend) in us all

Sometimes my husband calls me a pessimist, but I like to think of myself as a realist. Glass half empty, glass half full—whatever. Regardless of our different perspectives, I thought this Pessimist Red Blend from DAOU Vineyards was rather fitting, so I had to try it. The label was an eye-grabber and on top of…

Prisoner of Wine

Life can be overwhelming sometimes. Between work, family, and commitments, you can sometimes feel like a prisoner to the man. Luckily, you’re not and can (ironically) drink to that with The Prisoner Red Blend 2015. The Prisoner Wine Company is a California producer based in Rutherford, Napa Valley, and is known for its highly acclaimed…

Arriba, arriba!

I always try to expand my horizons when it comes to different varietals, so when I saw this 2014 Campo Arriba Red Blend, I decided to try it. Campo Arriba is the northernmost subregion in Yecla. It is also the highest ground, with the vineyards planted at 2,460 feet above sea level. These high levels…