Wine Education

Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, 2014. Crescendo Virtuoso

Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, 2014. Crescendo Virtuoso by Paul Kalemkiarian Jr | July 2007 Here is an interesting story about Napa Valley which few people know. In the early 1900’s, Napa’s Main Street rivaled that of many larger cities. There were saloons and gambling houses. There was also a high cultural society. and an opera… read more »

Wine of the Month Club | Oldest Mail Order Wine Club in America

  Hey! Welcome to the Wine of the Month Club in the World. Wine of the Month Club is a federally registered trademark of the Wine of the Month Club established in 1972 in Palos Verdes Estates. What business would be open for 40 years, 40 years, if they didn’t serve good products? We sell… read more »

Wine of the Month Club | Haraszthy Cellars

Hey, welcome to the continuing wine makers series here at the Wine of the Month Club. And I’m really excited to have Val, and I even tried it, my name is 12-letter Hazarathy, Haraszthy. Val: You butchered it. Paul: I know, again. Val: Haraszthy. Paul: Haraszthy. Okay, I have it. Val Haraszthy. We brought some… read more »

Wine of the Month Club | August 2014 Vintners Series

Ed: He does it again, you know? He’s the only guy that can crack himself up by doing nothing, absolutely nothing. Paul: I don’t know what it is. You make me laugh, Ed. You’re very funny. Ed: Good. I’m glad I make somebody laugh. Paul: We went to saw my folks over the weekend and… read more »

What can I say about Moscato except that people love it?

Hey, it’s that time of the year where we serve Moscato d’ asti particularly, such a great wine. It’s such a popular wine now. And the most popular actually right now is the Moscato d’ asti from the makers of Stella Rosa which is the County de Alba. But I have two here, and we… read more »

Caliterra Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

Now I’m off camera, now I’m on camera. Okay folks, this is something else, okay? You know I taste a lot of wines, they come through here, I taste it, taste it, taste it. There’s a lot of junk and then something really strikes me as really good, and then there’s not enough for the… read more »

Wine of the Month Club | Tasting with Charles Sparr from Alsace

Alright, hey welcome to the continuing wine makers series here in the Wine of the Month Club. It’s been a lot of fun running through all the different parts of the world and the countries. And we’re so excited. We have the Sparr family here, Charles Sparr from Alsace. And these are wines that we… read more »

Envy, Ruby Kurant and Carter Wines

Hey! Welcome to the continuing wine maker series of the Wine of the Month Club. We’re so excited here today to have boyfriend and girlfriend. Mark: Well I’m Mark Carter. Sheri: And Sheri Dubey. Paul: Yeah, yeah, Mark Carter and Sheri Dubey. And I wasn’t going to tempt the Sheri Dubey things. Look at her… read more »

Food with Wine: With California Gamay Beaujolais

Food with Wine: With California Gamay Beaujolais by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | November 1984 If you are presently a white wine enthusiast, yet wish to develop a red wine palate; this is the wine to start with. Many people who say they like white wines only, do so because they have usually been turned off… read more »

Food with Wine: La Tache

Food with Wine: La Tache Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | January 1985 I was stopped by a young mother at a shop­ping mall last month. She had her two children with her. They were restless, so I did not have the opportunity to answer her ques­tion fully. I did not catch her name. She had introduced… read more »