Discovering Doffo Winery by Tyler Worth
Recently Doffo Winery invited me to come try their new vintages. I have always been impressed by Doffo’s wines, and I’d say they are one of the Valley’s best, most quality minded producers. For that reason I’ve talked about their Syrah, Malbec, Zinfandel, and Port style dessert wine before on my site, WhatsWorthDrinking.com. Today we’re
WINEormous – Intimate Wine Country Tours
I have lived in the Temecula Valley for over 10 years and have visited many tasting rooms in that time. I have sampled some great wine, chatted with the pourers and even got to know a couple of them along the way. I have ridden in a limo with friends and been dropped at the
Wine Pick of the Week – Hawk Watch Winery’s Six.Seven.Eight
If you’re anything like me, you embrace change. Whether it’s trying a new restaurant, exploring a new yoga pose, making new friends, or just simply taking a new route to work, change is healthy for all of us. Keeps us “on our toes,” the brain sharp, and life exciting & fun. It leads us down
Wine Pick of the Week – Doffo 2008 Malbec
Doffo Winery is perhaps the best-kept secret in the Temecula Wine Country. Owner Marcello Doffo and his family (wife Zulma and their children Damian and Brigitte) produce some of the most flavorful, full-bodied and fruit-forward wines in the area – if not all of California. Following the philosophy that great winemaking begins in the vineyard,
Doffo 2008 Zin, not quite in the bottle.
Quick clip of Damien Doffo introducing, Doffo’s 2008 Zinfandel, which was recently barrel tasted at Temecula’s World of Wine event. Doffo 2008 Zinfandel from Crispin Courtenay on Vimeo.
The first thing you notice upon pulling up to the winery is that it is someones private residence, with the winery tasting room crammed into an old garage. The second thing that you notice are signs saying that reservations are required for tasting. Owing to the fact that I do not have an assistant to set my appointments, I choose to overlook the sign, made it five feet before a man with ‘the list’ stopped me in my tracks.