Can’t let you know -just yet- the where, why, what, when, how of why we were tasting iterations of BBQ today -with companionated iterations of Zinfandel- but if you can just get yer 2-flap Sherlock lid on, you might just grok the rock. In the meantime, let… Read More ›
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Beautiful location? Lytton Springs. Check. Amazing wine? Ridge Vineyards, at Lytton Springs. Check. NEW Amazing Wine? Ridge Vineyards, at Lytton Springs. Check. Uber-rare, intoxicatingly rarefied, cellar offering amazing wine? Ridge Vineyards, at Lytton Springs. Check. Pizza? Check. Gourmet, artisan Pizza?… Read More ›
Monte Bello Noir? It was a dark and stormy night. Except it wasn’t. What it actually was, was a warm and sunny morning, with the low sun casting rays through the gauze of morning haze that lightly veiled the vineyards… Read More ›
Greetings all! Readers of this blog may be familiar with a series of postings we’ve run over the past couple of years; our “What’s Up Lunch?” series, in which we document unique luncheon pairings with our wines. Well, I’m not… Read More ›
There is a great deal of culinary mojo percolating at Ridge Vineyards these days; tendrils of gourmand dew twinkling morning leaves, wisps of foodie mist twisting through siesta trees, an epicurean moon, halo’d with the light of evening kitchens. We’re hungry, we’re cooking,… Read More ›
As you may know, I am a lover of the “unorthodox” when it comes to pairing wine and food. And by “unorthodox,” I do not mean, for example, molecular gastronomy. I do not consider “foam” to be unorthodox at this time…. Read More ›