Oh, the things wine has seen! You can really find yourself getting quite emotional thinking about it, if you just let it happen. On the other hand, it’s also quite easy to fall into the other trap; you’re a maker of wine,… Read More ›
All things to do with the history of Ridge Vineyards.
Pow! There’s big news in ZAPland! Ask yourself, what do Ridge Vineyards, Biale Vineyards, Terra D’Oro Winery, and Starry Night Winery have in common? Answer? We’re all board members of ZAP! And YOU may remember ZAP from such events as the … Read More ›
It’s THE FINAL COUNTDOWN! Meaning, it’s the LAST DAY to vote for your favorite wine blogs in the 2012 Wine Blog Awards! And dig this, we’re nominated in not one but two categories, including the grand high llama of awards,… Read More ›
May I present the following: APPETIZER Corn Bisque with Crisp Pork Belly ~ or ~ Gnocchi Parisienne, Fresh Peas, Grape Tomatoes & Parmesan Cheese ENTRÉES Seared Salmon, Spring Pea Risotto ~ or ~ Lamb Stew with Spring Vegetables ~ or… Read More ›
It’s Passport Saturday in the Santa Cruz Mountains! Which means it’s an outstanding opportunity for you to uncover gems galore amongst the wild and woolly wildernesses of our decidedly beautiful, rarefied, and rustically authentic appellation. Do we want you to visit… Read More ›
Thoughts On Being A 2012 Wine Blog Awards Finalist, Part I (with apologies to Shunryu Suzuki) – “In Japan we have the phrase ‘shoshin’, which means ‘beginner’s mind.’ The goal of practice is always to keep our beginner’s mind.” “This… Read More ›