While Cinco de Mayo is widely celebrated, many people are not clear as to its significance beyond the fact that it translates from the Spanish to “The 5th of May”. And while, for most people, that’s all they need to know for an excuse to party, the day actually commemorates a Mexican underdog victory over France in the Battle of Puebla on May 5th, 1862. While perhaps not immediately obvious, the historical significance of the day is actually apropos to Carlos Lee’s Blackwood Lane.
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News & Updates
What’s black and white and red all over? No, it’s not a newspaper! The correct answer is Blackwood Lane Winery’s Black and White themed Cabernet Sauvignon release party!
Walking into the grand tasting room for Blackwood Lane’s much-anticipated release of their 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon was reminiscent of the iconic black and white party scene at ...