Grape to Glass: Wines of the Sacramento Region –aka– @sacgrape2glass

There has been an abundance of talk in the Sacramento area lately about the Farm to Fork movement.  As a matter of fact, our City is trying to brand itself as the Farm to Fork Capital of America!   That is cool; it’s an exciting time in the locavore movement.   In support of that,…

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HAI DOUZO… SAKE! (Here ya go…Sake)

If I read one more book, article or blog on Japanese sake my head is going to explode.  I didn’t know a thing about sake before agreeing to write this story for Edible Sacramento, but I figured a wine writer can write on rice wine, right (lol–say that phrase 3x fast).  See, I’d had sake with sushi…

Port 101

Here are portions from an upcoming article I have written for Edible Sacramento.  Look for Port 101: An Everyday Primer in the Winter 2013 edition online and at local distribution points in February. During the months of the year when the Valley fog chills you to your very core, it is not uncommon to hark…

Upcoming Classes

Class–Happy Hour:  Holiday Wines  with Susan Brown, CSW     Date–Friday, November 15, 6:00-7:15pm    Location–Sacramento Natural Food Co-op Learning Center     Wine expert Susan Brown leads a guided tasting of some of her favorite wines for the holidays.  From Pinot to Sparkling, she takes on that classic conundrum:   How do I choose…

Wine and Literature Sample Policy

Wine Samples  Wine reviews/mentions are provided on a regular basis by Susan Brown, CSW.  On occasion, guest reviewers conduct tastings and submit their comments.  Reviews are seen by visitors to this website; they are also shared to Facebook at Susan Brown Uncorked and Twitter followers @susanbrownsac. All samples are tasted and reviewed or mentioned, often with accompanying photos.  Palate’s are personal, and…