Dine on Cal Cuisine at the place where Mrs. Doubtfire ate, in the heart of Danville at Bridges Restaurant & Bar. Then tuck into Chicago-style deep dish pizza with a side of beer or cocktails in San Carlos at Blue Line Pizza. Lastly, rustic comfort food with an Italian twist is discovered in a beautiful Lafayette hillside setting at Postino.
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My name is Leslie Sbrocco and I'm the host of Check, Please! Bay Area. Each week, I will be sharing my tasting notes about the wine, beer, and spirits the guests and I drank on set during the taping of the show. I will also share some wine tips with each episode. This week I discuss: What is Fumé Blanc?
2015 Kaiken Torrontés “Terroir Series” Salta, Argentina $16
Ready for a vinous adventure? Try Torrontés -- Argentina’s signature white wine. It’s uniquely aromatic with floral aromas and bright acidity and Kaiken is one of my top picks. Winemaker Aurelio Montes Jr. wine’s heritage is deep. Growing up in Chile’s famed Montes winery family, he crafts a version with class.