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Petite Syrah, 1979 Roudon-Smith

PETITE SYRAH, 1979 ROUDON – SMITH by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | January 1982 What does mechanical engineering and wine have in common? Give up? A correct answer would be Bob Roudon and Jim Smith. These two engineers met in 1971 -and developed a friendship that led to a wine making venture. Their wives Annamaria and… 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 »

The Matter of Aging Wine

The Matter of Aging Wine by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr February 1985 For those of you who chose to practice the ageing of wine… here is a checklist of the important factors, and a review of the elements concerned. Look at the location where you are storing your wines. Measure it against the criteria described. TEMPERATURE… read more »

About Wine-Pedia

Welcome to Wine of the Month Club’s Wine-Pedia: A Free Wine Encyclopedia! Here you will find a variety of articles and videos on topics ranging from wine and food pairings to informational wine videos, and much more! There are a few different ways to navigate this Wine-Pedia. To choose a topic you would like to… read more »

Wine of the Month Club | Count Dracula’s Wine? What a great story and interview

  Paul:                      This is quite an honor to present to you guys some really, really fun wine, a fun wine, and go back a little history.  My brother was the president of the Sons of the Desert Club in high school where we watched old movies in his room as a young 9, 10 year… read more »

Morgan Norman at Wine of the Month Club

Paul:                      It is my great pleasure to have today in the continuing Winemakers Series of the Wine of the Month Club, Morgan Norman here from the Greg Norman Estates.  That’s correct, the professional golfer who turned wine enthusiast, but not just turned wine enthusiast.  Many years, he’s been a wine enthusiast. Morgan:               Many years.  It’s… read more »

Wine of the Month Club – Interview with Morgan Twain-Peterson

Paul:                      Welcome to the Wine of the Month Club continuing winemakers series.  It’s a pleasure to have Morgan Twain-Peterson here from Bedrock Wines.  And I know we have some family history in the wine business. Morgan:               Yeah. Paul:                      That would be..? Morgan:               My father who founded the Ravenswood Winery back in 1976 was Joel Peterson…. read more »

Wine of the Month Club | Champagne and Wine Gadgets….KUSI San Diego

You’re watching Good Morning San Diego. Male:                    Time to start thinking about ringing in the New Year. Female:                Already!  Up next, we got some tips on how you can make an inexpensive wine taste like a million bucks. Male:                    Wow!  We have one of those, right? Female:                We do! Male:                    Well, with New Year’s Eve… read more »

Wine of the Month Club | Cocoa Vino

Paul: Hey, welcome to my kitchen!  I’m going to make you the most incredible whipped cream that you can use on chocolate desserts.  Actually, my daughter came home from school and she made a cannoli type cookie, and then filled them with the same cream we’re making right now.  It’s incredible.  It’s made with Cocoa… read more »