John Selman, Realtor, Broker, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Cave Creek, Carefree

The Wine: ’11 Owen Roe Ex Umbris Syrah, Columbia Valley

Tasting the mature 2003 Owen Roe Dubrul Cabernet reminds me of just how fabulous and overlooked our American Syrah is. Generally more approachable and complex, with slightly softer tannins than their Cabernet rivals, these wines can be the best bang for the buck in rich domestic...
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The Wine: 2012 Bodegas Muga Rosado

Summer Rose should be crisp, interesting yet subtle, well balanced, with just the right amount of acid and tannin to show off food, and it should be affordable, while feeling fabulously exclusive, and reminding you of time with friends or expensive flings along the Med (or our...
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Casa Escobar : Westlake Village – A Mexican Companion for Big Reds

2809 Agoura Rd Westlake Village CA 91361 805-777-7747 It’s not on the menu, but order “Russel’s Nachos”, the owner’s namesake dish that the servers and kitchen know by heart. It is the perfect foil for a big, powerful red, made with grilled filet mignon, that is perfectly...
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