Born and raised in CA. Currently away from the homeland while in seminary. Husband to a lovely woman and father of one (possibly soon to be two) great son. I've spent many days tasting from Napa to Santa Ynez and have tasted many an overseas wine and although it's not exclusive, I think CA wines are some of the best (and yes, in some cases the worst) wines in the world!
The fellowship it brings. After that, I must say (a good) wine's complexity is intriguing - how it changes over the life of a bottle - even a glass. A good wine comes from quality grapes and is balanced between alcohol, fruit and tannin. Ok... there are m