Dennis Sodomka


Wine Time: CoCo Wine & Culinary Festival to be at new location

The ninth annual CoCo Wine & Culinary Festival set for Saturday, Oct. 25, will be bigger and better than ever.

The wine and food tasting... Read more

Wine Time: Galerie Equitem Sauvignon Blanc, Knights Valley, 2013

COST: $29-31

WHAT: For several years the hot topic among wine people has been terroir. They talk about how... Read more

Wine Time: Bolla Prosecco NV, Italy

COST: $12-14

WHAT: I never tire of Prosecco. You can drink this Italian sparkler in any season, for any... Read more

Wine Time: 365 Chianti 2011, Italy

COST: $7.99

WHAT: With Whole Foods opening in Augusta last week I thought I’d check out their wine... Read more

Wine Time: Avignonesi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2010, Tuscany

COST: $28-30

WHAT: When it comes to buying wine, we often are victims of our own habits, prejudices or... Read more

Wine Time: Amapola Creek Chardonnay 2012, Russian River Valley

COST: $44-46

WHAT: Richard Arrowood has been making wine in Sonoma County for 49 years, so he should know... Read more

Wine Time: Liberty School Merlot 2011, Central Coast

COST: $15-$17

WHAT: I have had a love/hate relationship with Merlot over the past 30 years or so. I loved... Read more

Wine Time: Zin-Phomaniac 2012, Lodi

COST: $16-18

WHAT: One of the best places in the world for growing Zinfandel grapes is Lodi, Calif., so... Read more