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Grown Folk Talk: Enjoying Every Moment, One Sip at a Time

by Notorious Spinks on 11.16.2012

A perfect evening for me includes a a good book, a glass of wine and quiet.  In that order.

California Wine Club Review

Of course, I jumped at the opportunity to sample wines from The California Wine Club.  You see, every month they send members two bottles to sample.  If you absolutely love the selection, then you can order more bottles.  Genius.

Now I’m not wine connoisseur, but I can appreciate a good bottle or two or three.  There is something like gulping sipping the wine and swishing it around in your mouth before swallowing it.  It makes for a good hobby.  Not to mention it makes me interact with the characters in the book.  Before you know it, we’ve created this bond and I’m offering the main character  a glass of wine because it’s clear she needs a glass too.  Just drama I tell you, lol!

California Wine Monthly

Back to the wine.  The November selection from the California Wine Club is the Sauvignon Blanc and the Temprarillo along with the Uncorked newsletter.

The Temprarillo reminds me of my birth stone, the ruby, with it’s rich and bright in color.  Not to mention the scents of cinnamon and spice that remind me that fall is here along with the beautiful leaves that fall.  I enjoyed this wine with a homemade veggie pizza and loved how the aromas of the wine mixed with the herbs from the pizza.  Just magical.

Then there is the Sauvignon Blanc.  As the liquid hit my tongue, they began to french kiss.  It was something about the richness of this wine that went well with my spicy taco salad.  And then there was the aromas of honeysuckle and mango that went well with my homemade peach and mango salsa.  Mmmm!

If you’re looking for a unique and different gift this holiday season then consider a membership to the California Wine Club.  These award-winning wines were delicious and simply remind you to enjoy the moment, every moment.

Make sure you stop by next month to see what goodies the California Wine Club send me. In the mean time visit them their website, Twitter and Facebook.

This review was made possible by Mom Spark Media. Thoughts are my own. I received a 2 month Membership to the California Wine Club for the purpose of this review.

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  • http://www.myboysandtheirtoys.com Jennifer H

    I loved the wine too!

  • http://www.livingsmartgirl.com Sheila

    I wish I was a wine drinker. Love the idea, but not the taste.

  • http://www.mumseword.com Mumseword

    wow this is great!

  • http://blommi.com Mom Foodie

    I tried a couple selections from this winery awhile back and they were quite nice.

  • http://amomsimpression.com Kathy

    This looks fantastic! I love wine!

  • http://www.juststopscreaming.com Toni

    I am not a wine drinker but I love a good wine to cook with. This would definitely make a great gift for someone who loves to have a glass of wine in the evenings

  • http://www.obviously-marvelous.com Marcie W.

    I love the idea of receiving a surprise wine or two each month!

  • http://cocktailswithmom.com Dee @ Cocktails with Mom

    I’m not a huge wine drinker but we have been trying to build up our collection. This sounds like a good way to do so.

  • http://www.doubledutymommy.com Jennifer

    I’m not a wine drinker but I would definitely gift a membership to a couple friends!

  • http://penelopesoasis.com Penelope (NYC Blogger)

    Love a good glass of wine

  • http://www.matthewspuzzle.com Maryann

    I personally love a Temprarillo.

  • http://therebelchick.com Jenn @therebelchick

    I really need to renew my membership!

  • http://strangedayzeindeed.blogspot.com/ debra

    I really enjoyed both of the wines from November.

  • http://www.lifewith4boys.com Kathleen

    My sister would love this. What a great gift idea!

  • http://www.atimeoutformommy.com A Time Out for Mommy- Elaina

    Love these wines!

  • http://www.nicoleolea.com nicole @nicky_olea

    I need to join in on this!~

  • http://simplybeingmommy.com Crystal @ Simply Being Mommy

    I don’t drink alcoholic beverages so I wouldn’t know the difference between a good wine and a bad wine.

  • http://kidsumers.ca Sheri

    Looks good! I could go for a glass of wine…

  • http://www.familylifeinlv.com Emily @FamilyNLifeLV

    Looks super relaxing and tasty!

  • http://www.tothemotherhood.com HilLesha

    Sounds great!

  • http://littlebgcg.com Christa

    I’m not a wine drinker but my Aunt would LOVE this!

  • http://followinginmyshoes.com Rachel @ Following In My Shoes

    LOL. I must be drinking the wrong wines. I don’t think I ever had a wine make out with me. 😉

  • http://www.shibleysmiles.com Colleen

    Love the good book, not much of a wine drinker myself.

  • http://www.agirlworthsaving.net Kelly @ A Girl Worth Saving

    I seriously need to check this out. We’re big into wine in our house.

  • http://therebelchick.com Jenn @therebelchick

    I love the California wine club, they have great selections!

  • http://www.thequirkymomma.com Jennifer

    I can’t drink wine due to an allergy, but I love giving it as a gift! Pretty much everyone I know loves wine so it’s really the perfect gift!

  • http://YellowTennessee.com Rachel

    That is a great gift idea for the wine lover.

  • http://mommyhastowork.com Anne – Mommy Has to Work

    I like to give wine for gifts!

  • http://www.soleilselene.com Leilani

    I love CWC!

  • http://www.mommyenterprises.com/moms-blog Stefani

    I love this wine club!

  • http://mamaof3munchkins.blogspot.com/ Ty @ Mama of 3 Munchkins

    Looks delicious!

  • http://momluck.com Mellisa

    These look delicious! What a great program especially for wine lovers.

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