Wine Ninjas Strike Cardiff, Encinitas, and Carlsbad

The Wine Ninjas strike Cardiff, Encinitas, and Carlsbad! The first session of the MiraCosta College Community Education course At-Home Blind Wine Tasting was a complete success. The Wine Ninjas fanned out across the North County Coastal area, providing home delivery services in a stealthy fashion. Did you see a wine ninja on your street? Some … Continue reading Wine Ninjas Strike Cardiff, Encinitas, and Carlsbad

The Wine Ninjas Are Coming!

The Wine Ninjas are coming to MiraCosta College on Wed July 8th. What is a Wine Ninja? Well, there are four: The Professor, The Warrior, The Savant, and Wine Jesus. The Wine Ninjas will deliver wine to your front door, allowing you to enjoy the MiraCosta course At-Home Blind Wine Tasting from the comfort of … Continue reading The Wine Ninjas Are Coming!

Virtual Wine Tasting-The Wine Ninja Strikes!

The Wine Ninja struck a select few in the Del Mar and Solana Beach area on Sunday night. Where will the Wine Ninja strike next? A few seconds of the virtual tasting. Password = KutaSomm. Photos courtesy of Ellie Kardaras. Need a fantastic professional photographer? Instagram: @eyes_of_eleni.

KutaSomm Goes Virtual

The first trial of virtual wine tasting was a success! I tasted with three Somms (only two shown in photo) while practicing social distancing. We all had the same wine, tasted at the same time, and shared our thoughts in a virtual meeting. What fun!

Two New Somms in the house

Congratulations to Steve and Joe who successfully completed the rigorous course and examination to become Level 1 Introductory Sommeliers in the Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas. You really earned that pin. I was there to celebrate literally hours after the results came in. Congratulations! Are you going for Level 2 next?

Annual Barrel Tasting Party at Carruth Cellars

Carruth Cellars in Solana Beach this weekend was alive with tasters at the annual Barrel Tasting Party. We made sure to get our pours from Megan, one of Carruth’s best wine stewards. Thank you Megan for the generous pours. We all split a case of Carruth futures. Can’t wait for that to arrive.


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