To deploy a rather retro-minded rendition of contemporary parlance, the December First Friday at Monte Bello is going to be … the bomb. Not to be confused with You Dropped A Bomb On Me, by the Gap Band. A song… Read More ›
Discussions and comments related to pairing foods and wines.
All the table ’twas indeed a stage, and ’tis true many a player strutted and fretted its hour upon it, but at curtain’s culinary closing, ’twas a deuce of thespianic éclat that in truth reigned supreme … – Meaning, of course, that… Read More ›
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 ›
And what a day it was yesterday! The sun is shinin’, the weather is sweet, yeah, makes you wanna move those dancin’ feet … Hard to say what was more beautiful, the people, the wine, the food, or the music, but… Read More ›