Had such a fine time today! We very happily hosted the extraordinary wine team from the impossibly fine French Laundry today; wonderful, wonderful guests, and dare I say it, wonderful, wonderful wines. Such a treat to have them here, it… Read More ›
Discussions and comments related to pairing foods and wines.
If you’re anywhere near the Sonoma area on the 29th of July (or anywhere in the world if you’ve got a computer, online access, and the ways and means to type http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=135210769843322), then we’ve got a tasting for you! Assuming… Read More ›
Well, we’ve just completed the second edition of our Wine Bloggers Tasting, and with a belly full of Rhones and cheese (Triple-Cream Gouda, Blue Stilton, and Farmhouse Cheddar, atop Watsonville Sourdough), I’m now sitting down to pen some proper tasting… Read More ›
Pair of very interesting articles in the Wall Street Journal recently, both featuring Ridge wines; one written by Lettie Teague, and one by Jay McInerney, two most excellent scribes. Should you wish to give them a read, you can find Lettie’s… Read More ›
Not sure I need to say too much more really. When you’ve got Gwyneth, Goop (her blog), Burgers, and some Ridge Zinfandel, it sort of feels like the post writes itself. Just take a little of: Wine Pairing the right… Read More ›
In a previous post from just shortly after the Wine Blogger’s Tasting, I noted some wonderful wrap-ups from three of our attendees, Amy at WineBookGirl, Dave at Santa Cruz and Santa Clara Valley Wines, and Liren at Kitchen Worthy, all of… Read More ›
Today was another one of those great days when into my inbox comes a heartfelt and wondrous story about one of our wines, and how it found its way through the mists of time into someone else’s life. These moments… Read More ›