…sure goes the way of the lamb! Braised & Pressed Lamb Shoulder with Mint Salsa Verde, that is! Thank you to our wonderful friends at Culinary Eye; great culinary talents that they are, they also sure know how to host… Read More ›
All things Monte Bello.
It has indeed been raining, and the vines are happy! And as David Gates said, just another 20 inches, and we’ll be all the way back to drought! In all honesty, we’re doin’ ok. Up at Lytton, the green, green,… Read More ›
From high atop Old Man Monte Bello Where today, the rain plays knick-knack on our drum …
In the early days of “4488: A Ridge Blog,” the idea never even crossed my mind. Even at Post #1000, it seemed little more than a mirage shimmering in the distance; untouchable, unearthly, unreal. But in recent weeks, it became… Read More ›
There is something uniquely magical about a vineyard in winter, and while Mother Nature has delivered Norther California a decidedly different iteration of the season this year (see: Out, Out, Damn Drought!), the Winter magic is still there, still present,… Read More ›