Ah, they’re drinkin’ champys in Healdsburg, #Harvest2012 has begun at Lytton Springs! Early this morning, before the morning fog had even broken … the team was out and in the vines. The Buchignani Ranch. Carignane and Zinfandel. – And then, before the fog had barely… Read More ›
The 50-year celebration is on at Lytton Springs as we speak, and what I want to know is, “Are YOU wearing YOUR Vintage 1962 Ridge shirt?” Sara Kaufman, esteemed member of the Lytton Spring Retail Sales & Hospitality Team, most certainly… Read More ›
No Latitude For Platitude In The Attitude Of Gratitude -or- Thank You For Attending Our Fall Release Event at Monte Bello!
For us here at Monte Bello, the celebration is a wrap. The wines poured, the bottles emptied. The pizzas cooked, the pizzas eaten. The music played, the songs completed. The smiles, the handshakes, the hugs. All wrapped up now. And… Read More ›
The three stages of First Fruit arrival … 1. Anticipation 2. Activation 3. Fruition – And here is winemaker Eric Baugher (seen above, pitchfork in hand, with assistant winemaker Shun Ishikubo) on the quality, character, and experience of #Harvest2012′s First Fruit: “Superb quality,… Read More ›
And what a day it was yesterday! The sun is shinin’, the weather is sweet, yeah, makes you wanna move those dancin’ feet … Hard to say what was more beautiful, the people, the wine, the food, or the music, but… 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 ›