I had the pleasure of hosting Paul Draper and two wonderful guests yesterday for what was not only an excellent tasting, but an enlightening conversation. The topics were, amongst other things, the recent changes rung at the Wine Advocate, the Asian… Read More ›
All things Monte Bello.
I love the French. I love France. Every time I have been to France, I have had a marvelous time. Every time I have been to France, the French have been marvelous. Every guest we’ve hosted from France has been… Read More ›
Wine Without Worry – Ridge Vineyards: The Bottled Poetry of California’s Santa Cruz Mountains Napa Valley may be the first place that comes to mind when you think of California wine, but there is no place like the Santa Cruz… Read More ›
I am traveling at the moment (currently awaiting the high-jinks howls of the coyotes as they commence their nocturnal gambol across the hills of Santa Barbara, beneath the chary approval of bright Orion and his constellar concomitants alit with country noirscapes),… Read More ›