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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Jennifer H December 2, 2012 at 11:58 am

I loved the wine too!


Sheila December 1, 2012 at 2:19 pm

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


Mumseword November 27, 2012 at 9:38 am

wow this is great!


Mom Foodie November 24, 2012 at 9:16 pm

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


Kathy November 24, 2012 at 8:26 pm

This looks fantastic! I love wine!


Toni November 24, 2012 at 5:26 pm

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


Marcie W. November 21, 2012 at 4:21 pm

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


Dee @ Cocktails with Mom November 20, 2012 at 9:52 am

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.


Jennifer November 19, 2012 at 11:37 pm

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


Penelope (NYC Blogger) November 19, 2012 at 6:52 pm

Love a good glass of wine


Maryann November 19, 2012 at 8:00 am

I personally love a Temprarillo.


Jenn @therebelchick November 19, 2012 at 6:58 am

I really need to renew my membership!


debra November 18, 2012 at 10:35 pm

I really enjoyed both of the wines from November.


Kathleen November 18, 2012 at 10:08 pm

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


A Time Out for Mommy- Elaina November 18, 2012 at 9:05 pm

Love these wines!


nicole @nicky_olea November 18, 2012 at 7:23 pm

I need to join in on this!~


Crystal @ Simply Being Mommy November 18, 2012 at 3:25 pm

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


Sheri November 18, 2012 at 9:48 am

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


Emily @FamilyNLifeLV November 18, 2012 at 12:12 am

Looks super relaxing and tasty!


HilLesha November 17, 2012 at 11:34 pm

Sounds great!


Christa November 17, 2012 at 10:50 pm

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


Rachel @ Following In My Shoes November 17, 2012 at 9:26 pm

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


Colleen November 17, 2012 at 9:08 pm

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


Kelly @ A Girl Worth Saving November 17, 2012 at 8:27 pm

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


Jenn @therebelchick November 17, 2012 at 7:17 pm

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


Jennifer November 17, 2012 at 1:43 pm

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!


Rachel November 17, 2012 at 11:44 am

That is a great gift idea for the wine lover.


Anne - Mommy Has to Work November 17, 2012 at 9:15 am

I like to give wine for gifts!


Leilani November 17, 2012 at 1:21 am

I love CWC!


Stefani November 17, 2012 at 1:06 am

I love this wine club!


Ty @ Mama of 3 Munchkins November 16, 2012 at 11:19 pm

Looks delicious!


Mellisa November 16, 2012 at 5:50 pm

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


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