Category Archives : California Wines

Wine 101 eBook Promotion Today & Tomorrow Only

Today, Friday 8/31 and tomorrow, 9/1, the Kindle edition of my second book, Wine 101: An Introduction to Wine and Wine Tasting, will be FREE at  This is a limited time opportunity.  Sunday the price goes back to $4.95. No Kindle? No problem!  Amazon offers the Kindle app for iPad, iPhone, Android smart phones, Mac’s, and PC’s. […]

Post, Post, Where Are The Posts?

Yes, it has been a while since I posted much here, which I feel bad about.  But no regrets. I’ve been working feverishly on completing my second book, Wine 101: An Introduction to Wine and Wine Tasting.  The book will be released at the end of this month. It has been a sprint here at the […]

Cover for Wine 101: An Introduction to Wine and Wine Tasting

41pWiUTgG3L._BO2204203200_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-clickTopRight35-76_AA240_SH20_OU01_ Pour Me Another At A Discount has realized that Barnes & Noble is selling my book for only $15.45…so they have matched that price! If you haven’t bought the best selling book, now’s a good time.  And remember, it makes a great gift! Pour Me Another: An Opinionated Guide to Gold Country Wines 2011 9780615467832: David S Locicero: Books. […]

Pour Me Another Available at Barnes & Noble

Can you believe it? The 90 days in the Amazon Kindle Select program is over!  How much fun was that? Not much as it turns out.  The 90 days of Amazon exclusivity is over and now I can let you know, once again, that  Pour Me Another is available not only at Amazon (as a […]

Sparkling Wines

10 Great Hot Weather Wines from Gold Country

It is finally Summer and the temperature is rising.  What wines do you drink when the temperature is up?  I know what I drink, and I thought I’d share with you my “go to” hot weather wines from California’s Sierra Foothills.   White Wines, Duh Well, it’s kind of a “no brainer” to suggest drinking […]

5 Essentials For A Successful Wine Tasting Weekend

It is officially Summer and I’m sure your mind is wandering in the neighborhood of “where can we go for vacation?” Well, if two weeks in Hawaii or Europe or Australia aren’t in your budget, how about a long weekend in Sierra Foothills for some wine tasting?  The weather is warm. The people are warm. […]

Go with a loved one or a group, it's alot more fun!

DeLong Metro Wine Map

California Wine Map

The makers of the highly regarded Metro Wine Map of France have done it again.  This time they have created a Metro Wine Map of California.  The maps are done in the style of Paris metro maps, with major stops indicating wine making locations and key information about local grapes easily located.  Each region is […]

Rocks & Rhone 2012

Passport is not the only wine event in El Dorado County.  It is the biggest, but not the only one.  One of the other events is coming up on Memorial Day weekend.  Five of the wineries in the Pleasant Valley region of El Dorado County put on the 2 day Rocks & Rhone event. Rocks […]

White wine and beef

El Dorado Passport 2012 Fun and Fabulous!

Now that some time has passed, I am able to reflect on this year’s El Dorado Winery Association’s Passport 2012 with a bit more objectivity. It was fun and fabulous! My partner and I have been venturing to El Dorado County for Passport events since 2006.    Our first introduction to the region was a […]