Bacchus and Beery Wine Blog

Blog URL:http://bacchusandbeery.com/
Blog Tags:wine, wine blog, Wine tasting, wine review, Red Wine, Cabernet Sauvignon, wine country
Country:United States
State/Province:Colorado
Location:Denver

An enthusiastic wine blog dedicated to tasting, enjoying, discovering, and of course, just drinking wine.



Latest Blog Posts



As the 2016 grape harvest approaches, I find it hard to believe that this will be the third harvest for the J. Cage Cellars Wine-Stained Dream. It seems like just last week Donna and I were giddy at lunch in Healdsburg over the fact that on our 34th...

2016 An Important Year for J. Cage Cellars - We will be stepping up production. I am now spending my days meeting with winegrowers and clomping around muddy vineyards to find just the right spots with exceptional vines so Conch and I can continue to...

It’s hard to believe that it was only 18 months ago that our family decided collectively to take a leap of faith and start creating J. Cage Cellars hand crafted wines. What had been our long held wine-stained dream quickly became a reality. We are...

Healdsburg California, in the northern end of Sonoma County, is a mecca for small boutique wineries that produce a wide array of wine styles from many grape varieties. In addition, the town reminds me of what Andy Griffith’s Mayberry would feel lik...

John Anthony Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Napa Valley, CA, $70 (S) – Rating 92 A complex Cabernet offering a bouquet of  black cherry, blackberry, ripe plum and brown spice. Plush and rich on the palate with smooth tannins and balanced a...

Smith-Madrone Riesling 2013, Napa Valley, Spring Mountain District, CA, $27 (S) – Rating 92 Think dry…Think crisp…Think  refreshing… A beautiful dry Riesling from one of the few Riesling vineyards left in Napa Valley. Aromas...

Clark-Claudon Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, Napa Valley, CA, $82 (S) – Rating 92 Created for 100% Estate Cabernet grapes, this is a delicious example of Napa Valley Cabernet. A robust nose of blueberry, blackberry and pie crust with hints...