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2017 ZinEx Pt 3

March 23rd, 2017 | No Comments

2017 Zinfandel Experience • I took a fantastic recommendation from another wine enthusiast, changed my direction, and had a fantastic tasting with Ballentine Vineyards. The tasting adventure at the ZinExperience on San Francisco's Pier 27 is outstanding!

Merry Christmas!

December 25th, 2014 | No Comments

Merry Christmas from Key and Swirl!

Merry Christmas Wine Snobs!

December 25th, 2013 | No Comments

Merry Christmas Wine Snobs! May your holiday season be filled with amazing wine that you share with just as amazing people. Cheers!

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 29th, 2013 | No Comments

Happy Thanksgiving! Happy Thanksgiving Wine Snobs! Life is too short to drink bad wine.  Gobble Gobble and Cheers!

Key & Swirl featured on Infotainmentnews

September 28th, 2013 | No Comments

Key and Swirl featured at InfotainmentNews Hey Wine Snobs, Take a look at the webinar where we were featured by this week.  We had a great discussion about what we do here at Key and Swirl.  We are looking forward to doing more vids like this in the future!  Stay tuned.  Cheers!  

Klinker Brick Winery

August 11th, 2013 | No Comments

Klinker Brick Winery The Klinker Brick Winery is located in Lodi, California just East of CA-99 about 30 minutes South of downtown Sacramento. Klinker Brick is a nationally distributed wine and is named after the bricks commonly found in homes around Lodi.  The tasting room is open Thursday through Monday from 11am to 5pm.  The […]

K&S Wine Ratings

August 8th, 2013 | No Comments

Key & Swirl Rating System I am not a huge fan of objective systems used to rate wine. I do believe such systems have their use. In fact, we wine neophytes can always use some guidance from well-trained noses out there. However, no matter how well trained some expert’s nose, it will never describe a […]

The Name Key & Swirl

August 7th, 2013 | No Comments

Where did you get the name Key and Swirl?

Scott at Key & Swirl

May 18th, 2013 | No Comments

Welcome to Key and Swirl! My name is Scott Ellison and I am a wine snob. I am not the type of stereotypical snob that speaks with his teeth together and wears an ascot.  I’ll save that trite caricature for Mr. Howell.  I am a self labeled “wine snob” because I have developed a love […]