I left the world of “strict” wine retail, in which I worked as a wine buyer, to work directly for a vineyard for one reason, and one reason only; I wanted to be closer to the production side of the… Read More ›
All things Monte Bello.
Dateline: September 23rd. Location: Monte Bello. Occasion: The arrival of the first Cabernet Sauvignon grapes to the winery! And thanks to Agent Sean Yamomoto, you can see the action live on video, or captured for the ages in stills! http://www.ridgewine.com/wholesale/pages/2009-conveyor-4.tml… Read More ›
We’ll come back to the Monte Bello Tasting Room for this, the 6th edition of our Official RIDGE-Ite 20 Questions Questionnaire, and have a visit with Darren Gardner, the newest member of the Monte Bello Tasting Room Staff. Darren comes… Read More ›
Bloggus Interruptus -or- Wining and Dining The Balboa Club Way -or- Why I’m Pre-Preparing Pre-Posts Of Previously Posted Postings!
By the time you read this, I’ll be on my way to Los Angeles. I have the great pleasure of hosting a wine dinner at the very, very, very lovely Balboa Bay Club & Resort in Newport Beach Tuesday evening. So I probably… Read More ›
Things have been very exciting up here at the Monte Bello winery; just days before harvest is due to commence, the finishing touches on a ten-year labor of love are being applied. Eric Baugher, our VP of winemaking here at… Read More ›