Be you Creationist or Atheist; City Mouse or Country Mouse; Teetotaler or Three-total-er; Lapsed, Reformed, or Reborn; or Cynic, Ascetic, or Prophetic; be you the Science Guy or Our Lady of the Various Sorrows, it’s awful hard to deny the divine… Read More ›
#CabernetDay is but a mere few days away, and I’ve got the Lady of the Lavender Mist on my mind. I may be in the minority with this sentiment, but to me, Cabernet is a nighttime grape; Cabernet Nocturne. And Monte Bello is the Duke… Read More ›
If you’ve visited our Monte Bello Estate before, you’ve likely done so in one of two fashions; you’ve either come on a weekend to enjoy a tasting in our tasting room (and perhaps some wine in our beautiful picnic area!),… Read More ›
The 2012 Wine Bloggers Conference, Brought To You In Linked Haiku! -or- #WBC12 #RidgeVineyards #Haiku
(What follows is a series of “Linked Haiku” — multiple spontaneously-composed Haiku on one single subject. In this case, the Haiku are responses to the 2012 Wine Bloggers Conference; specifically, each Haiku is directly related to a specific agenda event at… Read More ›
First Post From #WBC12 -or- Portland, Oregon, Here I Come -or- I’ve Got The LOCAL Recommendations For Portland!
#WBC12 is on. The 2012 Wine Bloggers Conference. Portland, Oregon. Strolling through the San Jose Airport, who did I bump into? His Randall Grahm-ness, of course. Like Eliot’s proverbial yellow smoke, the wine bloggers are curling ’round the house …… Read More ›
VERY SPECIAL #CabernetDay tasting at #RidgeVineyards! See all those hashmarks in the post title? That’s social-media speak right there, that is! And what is #CabernetDay? #CabernetDay is a date & time synchronized, WORLDWIDE, human-universal, mojo-interactive, spirit-joyful celebration of this most legendary of varietals; a happening… Read More ›