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Viaggio 2009 Old Vine Zinfandel

Viaggio on the River is a wonderful winery.  It is a great place to bring a group, especially a large group for a tasting. Their...

St Jorge 2011 Verdelho

St Jorge 2011 Verdelho  St Jorge pairs this deliciously, chilly wine with a soft Portuguese white cheese. Wonderful pineapple and tropical fruit notes begs this...

Grgich Hills 2008 Napa Vally Merlot

Grgich Hills 2008 Napa Vally Merlot A cranberry sour with a hint of cedar. Moderate tannins and a good finish. Retail: $42.00 http://www.grgich.com (K&S Rating:...

Viaggio 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon

100% Cab!  That is not something you see all that often.  Wonderful brown sugar and yeast notes warm the nose.  Soft tannin structure makes this...

August Kessler 2010 Pinot Noir

Blueberry and currant are first in the nose. Acidic on the tongue.  Mushrooms, forest wood and slight tobacco flavors to follow. Finishes with a surprising...

LangeTwins 2011 Sauvignon Blanc

LangeTwins 2011 Sauvignon Blanc • Lodi, CA Lemon peel, pineapple and asst floral notes which slice through the sweet.  An unexpected rich  and creamy finish,...

Van Ruiten 2011 Old Vine Zinfandel

Van Ruiten 2011 Old Vine Zinfandel Put that on some toast! Blueberry jam fills your nose with your first smell. Just when you think the...

Bogle 2011 Pinot Noir

Bogle 2011 Pinot Noir • Clarksburg, CA Red fruit and floral notes.  Variety of appellations work in harmony.  Slightly spicy finish for a Pinot but...

Scott at Key & Swirl

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...

Welcome to Key and Swirl

Welcome to Key and Swirl! I am so excited to launch this website and can’t wait to dive into this new adventure.  There are already...