2016 Block & Tackle Cabernet Sauvignon
2016 Block & Tackle Cabernet Sauvignon

2016 Block & Tackle Cabernet Sauvignon

I love great “value” wines. For a wine drinker, there are few things better than buying a low-cost bottle of wine, opening it, and having it surprise you, outpacing its cost with good flavor and quality. The 2016 Block & Tackle Cabernet Sauvignon did exactly that for me. I bought this wine at a local wine shop (shout out to Sunset and Vine in Blowing Rock, NC for this selection.  Support your local wine shop!). My wife was grilling out some spicy jalapeno burgers. My cab stock was low, so I picked up this bottle for $16 to pair with our meal.

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What Do They Know That We Don’t?

Was walking today and noticed two kids meeting for the first time at a playground.. Within five minutes they were running around and playing together, laughing and enjoying themselves. A…

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A Few Hours in Siena
View of Piazza del Campo

A Few Hours in Siena

During one of our day trips from Florence was a few hours visiting the city of Siena.  A few hours is not long enough to discover a city like Siena, but it provided a glimpse into this famous Tuscan town, with the promise we might return one day to explore it further.

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