Somm's Corner

Learn about wines, who makes them, where they come from, and get suggestions for what to try.

Realism in Giving Gifts

Realism in Giving Gifts

Every year around this time the blogs start filling up with 'Gift Giving Guides' and 'How to Throw a Wine Party’ posts. After reading four or five of them I was ready to throw my laptop out the window - the amount of useless and asinine info in many of them is mind numbing and it makes me realize why...
Mike's Top 10 Holiday Recs

Mike's Top 10 Holiday Recs

The holidays are an awfully busy times for all of us and, let’s be honest, usually far too expensive as well. With both of those two things in mind we try to start each interaction with guests here at Sunfish by defining the parameters of what is going to happen: i.e. I ask them how much they wanna spend. Here is...
Wine Deal: Yorkville Cellars - Sauvignon Blanc & Hi-Rollr

Wine Deal: Yorkville Cellars - Sauvignon Blanc & Hi-Rollr

Yorkville Cellars has been quietly doing the same thing year in and year out for the last 30 years … that is making absolute killer wines, cheaply, that are organically grown and super easy to drink. We’ve just landed two wines from them that are worthy of your attention. Yorkville Cellars Mendocino | California | 2016 Sauvignon Blanc Buy Now...