A wine writer can be a polarizing thing, I concede that. A wine writer can be many things, from retail shill to arcane philosopher, muckraker to dogsbody, provocateur to milquetoast; from curator of the past to a leader of the… Read More ›
Events & Photographs
Spoiler Alert: This post is about Friday Night’s Virtual Tasting! ~ Greetings, this is Brian Oeno, reporting from the future. ~ Got your Tasting Mat? http://www.ridgewine.com/images/acrobat/fall2013-tasting-mat.pdf Check. Saved the Live Stream Link? http://www.livestream.com/ridge_wine Check. Got wine? 2010 Ridge Vineyards Lytton… Read More ›
Spoiler Alert: This post is about a lovely wine event I had the pleasure of co-hosting at restaurant Quattro (Four Seasons/Silicon Valley) yesterday, featuring delicious wines of the Santa Cruz Mountains, and for which I poured our new (and VERY… Read More ›
I Almost Can’t Even Say It. But Here Goes … A 5 liter bottle of 1982 Monte Bello Is Opening!!! Right Now!!!
I’m almost too trembly to type. This is too much for me. The names, the places, the wine …. Ah, it’s too much! No, it’s not. I can do this. Ok, here goes … Michael Madrigale. Ah! Wow, Michael Madrigale…. Read More ›