Deep and sincere congratulations to our vineyard team for staying so strong through one of the most challenging growing seasons we’ve ever seen. As of about mid-day today, the last grape came in off of Monte Bello, rendering the 2010 Harvest… Read More ›
All things Monte Bello.
Against a blurred and shimmering backdrop of misted slate, the green-black boughs of stalwart mountain trees whip and dance in the muted frenzy of autumn’s fraying passions; in the rivulets that run to the puddles one can see reflections of the… Read More ›
Well, it’s only the second weekend of our special new Monte Bello Library Tasting, so we’re still in the early pleasurable throes of learning, re-learning, discovering and re-discovering these vintages (1994, 1992, 1992, in 375ml), but I thought I’d give… Read More ›
To all you numerologists, cosmologists, fatalists, virusists, marathoners, protesters, documentarians, and whomever else may be celebrating the singular synchronicity of tomorrow being 10.10.10, my apologies to all, for to me, tomorrow is nothing other than the birthday of Thelonious Monk,… Read More ›
Our recent Wine Bloggers Tasting is fresh in my mind today as I (finally!) commence working on my wrap-up of the event, and as I sit at the typer trying to work a bit of magic, I am both elated AND… Read More ›