On Sunday, we went to Sonoma for lunch, photography opportunities, and wine tasting. The centre of Sonoma is a large public square surrounded by restaurants, arty shops, and wine tasting places. Much of the square’s buildings date back to the middle of the nineteenth century and it was here that the flag of the California Republic was first raised.

The first couple of wine tasting venues returned little of real note, but my third attempt at Enoteca was altogether more interesting. The Favero Vineyards Sangiovese and Mazanita Creek Old Vine Zinfandel were excellent. In the case of the latter, I could actually detect the chocolate and strawberry jam described in the tasting notes. Both will be on my list when we next look to purchase some quality wines.

I may drink a fair bit of wine, but not enough to supply the corks needed to make something like this:


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  1. Remember what Benjamin Franklin said: a bottle a day keeps the doctor away.

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