Inside the Best Wine and Cheese Tasting Sonoma Has to Offer

Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir plays well with middle-of-the-road, semi-soft cheeses.

These pairing suggestions from certified wine educator Jim Laughren and award-winning author offer an inspiring alternative to the cheeses we serve at our Sonoma wine tastings in Sebastopol.

California Pinot Noir Wine and Cheese Pairings

Whether the occasion calls for an impromptu mid-afternoon respite on a sunlit porch or a fully-fledged wine and cheese board as a prelude to an elegant or romantic evening,…

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Kendall Jackson Pinot Noir vs MacMurray vs Halleck Vineyard (Wine Review)

Kendall Jackson Pinot Noir MacMurray Halleck Vineyard

We’re in Sonoma wine tasting and talking about Kendall Jackson Pinot Noir, MacMurray Estate, and Halleck Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir. Read on to find out which of these New World Pinots are best for picnics, parties, porches, and anything by candlelight. 

Table of contentsKendall Jackson Pinot Noir Wine Tasting NotesMacMurray Estate Wine Tasting NotesHalleck Vineyard Three Sons Wine Tasting NotesWine Tasting VideoPinot Wrap Up

Kendall Jackson Pinot Noir Wine Tasting Notes

Kendall Jackson Vintner’s Reverse Pinot Noir is the most famous of all their variants….

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Belle Glos Pinot Noir Las Alturas vs Halleck Vineyard Haas Pinot Noir (Wine Review)

Belle Glos Las Alturas 2019 and Halleck Vineyard Haas Vineyard 2018 are exceptional Pinot Noirs, with very different profiles.

We’re in Sonoma wine tasting and reviewing the Belle Glos Las Alturas 2019 and our own Halleck Vineyard Haas Vineyard 2018. 

These are two of the best California Pinot Noir wines. And these two have totally different profiles. Belle Glos is big and bold, with blackberry candy, while Halleck Vineyard Haas Vineyard is lighter with a lower alcohol content and hints of cherry,…

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Kosta Browne Pinot Noir vs Halleck Vineyard (Wine Review)

Halleck Vineyard Estate Grown and Kosta Brown Pinot Noir from Sonoma, California

In this post, Ross Halleck and Harris Miner are wine tasting in Sonoma and reviewing two of the best California Pinot Noir wines from the Russian River Valley and the Sonoma Coast.

Table of contentsKosta Browne Pinot Noir (2016)Halleck Vineyard Estate Pinot Noir (2016)Wine Review [Video]The Last Word

Kosta Browne Pinot Noir (2016)

2019 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Gap’s Crown Vineyard

Kosta Browne Pinot Noir belongs to a very special place….

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Cherry Pie Pinot Noir vs Bourgogne vs Halleck Vineyard (Wine Review)

Cherry Pie, O. Cyrot Bourgogne and Halleck Vineyard Hillside Cuvee Pinot Noirs

In this review, we’re in Sonoma wine tasting and comparing a blended California Pinot Noir, a French Burgundy and our own Hillside Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir.

Table of contentsCherry Pie Cherry Tart Pinot Noir Wine Tasting NotesO. Cyrot Bourgogne Pinot Noir Wine Tasting NotesHalleck Vineyard Hillside Cuvee Pinot Noir Wine Tasting NotesWine Reviews [Video]Pinot Heros Wrap Up

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Hahn vs Prophecy vs Castle Rock Pinot Noir (Wine Review)


Once again, we’re in Sonoma wine tasting and reviewing four Pinot Noir wines here that are of interest to wine connoisseurs,including the Castle Rock Pinot Noir. As in previous reviews, we used Google to seek out popular Pinot Noirs to compare with a Pinot from Halleck Vineyard.

Along with other results, Google returned these Pinots from the first three vineyards….

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