I am an admittedly idiosyncratic traditionalist, in that I am rarely much for traditional traditions, but am conversely rather boffo for my own rather less-than-traditional iterations thereof; which makes it all the more of a personal revolution in the offing… Read More ›
Food & Wine Pairing
Discussions and comments related to pairing foods and wines.
The IronChevsky and I go way back. He was actually there for the debut of our #WineBloggersTasting Series. That was the day the bloggers took on Robert Parker. It had been a while since I’d seen The IronChevsky. He’s a… Read More ›
The 50-year celebration is on at Lytton Springs as we speak, and what I want to know is, “Are YOU wearing YOUR Vintage 1962 Ridge shirt?” Sara Kaufman, esteemed member of the Lytton Spring Retail Sales & Hospitality Team, most certainly… Read More ›
Today is THE day to visit Lytton Springs! The new Fall Releases are on the tasting bar … 2009 Monte Bello, “Another utterly magnificent, towering masterpiece from Ridge” -98 points, Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate … the spirit of 50 years is… Read More ›
No Latitude For Platitude In The Attitude Of Gratitude -or- Thank You For Attending Our Fall Release Event at Monte Bello!
For us here at Monte Bello, the celebration is a wrap. The wines poured, the bottles emptied. The pizzas cooked, the pizzas eaten. The music played, the songs completed. The smiles, the handshakes, the hugs. All wrapped up now. And… Read More ›