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 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! →
The Wine Ninja, this time two Ninjas, struck Del Mar again this past weekend. With this final test of the Wine Ninja concept, all the kinks have been worked out. The next Wine Ninja event will be a summertime virtual class at MiraCosta College. Do you want the Wine Ninja to visit your home? Then … Continue reading Wine Ninja Strikes Del Mar, This Time With Food →
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.
Four wines were served at this virtual wine tasting (see photos). Opinions varied as to the favorite wine, but all wines received first place votes. My personal favorite was the 2015 Beringer Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Beringer is an iconic Napa producer and one of the oldest wineries in Napa, founded by Frederick and Jacob … Continue reading Virtual Wine Tasting-West Coast is da Best Coast →
Due to the pandemic, MiraCosta has postponed the final session of Italian Wine, Art, and Culture. The final class will be held at a date and time to be determined. The wines are safely stored in the temperature-controlled KutaSomm wine cellar. Looking forward to getting back to teaching very soon. I hope all of my … Continue reading Final Italian Wine Class Rescheduled →
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?
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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