Ok, it’s probably about 40 minutes to go; countdown 40 minutes; 40 minutes and counting. Outside Lands awaits! And yeah, there’ll be some music, supposedly. But what you really need to know about is the Wine Tent. Who’ll be there?… Read More ›
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It’s exactly one month until Cabernet Day. That is to say, #CabernetDay! The second annual. It’s an international phenomenon, a worldwide celebration of all things Cabernet, taking place across all social media platforms. In Bangladesh? Join in! Buenos Aires? Can’t… Read More ›
I’ll confess, we had really high hopes for this event. REALLY high hopes. But nothing truly could have prepared us for the total joyousness of the day, the outstanding mojo-ness of the day, the Day In The Vineyard-ness of the… Read More ›
I have two words for you: Zinfandel and Barbecue. We go together like rama-lama-lama-lama-ding-de-ding-de-dong … Zinfandel … and Barbecue … And now I have five more words for you: THE EVENT OF THE SUMMER! My personal invitation to you: It sounds… Read More ›
I have been listening to Superfly and typing on a 1940s Royal. Why? Because June 3rd is the birthday of both Curtis Mayfield and Allen Ginsberg, and I LOVE that kind of synchronicity! Too hip … In the spirit of Allen Ginsberg’s… Read More ›
There is something about the Final Assemblage Event that weighs both happier and heavier upon my viticultural soul; essentially, this is it, the final, the penultimate. We, who taste, are it. The very first and the very last. What we… Read More ›
That intrepid photobug-in-the-mist Brandye Alexander was at it again last weekend. Slipping through the seams of the Spring Release Event, finding you in the intimacies of your reveries, moving unnoticed through the crowds like seams of light through the clouds; this is one… Read More ›