As noted in a previous post, I’ve a resolution for the year; I’m going to try and prepare at least one dish myself for every First Friday event here at Monte Bello. Best as I can tell, January’s endeavour went… Read More ›
A place to share tasting notes on Ridge wines.
Anyone who’s read about this tasting series, or perhaps even attended an episode, will know that there is always a theme to each tasting event. This was again the case for what was the final Wine Bloggers Tasting of 2011,… Read More ›
Syrah: Dark, brooding, imposing. A certain sexy menace. Spicy yet controlled, saucy yet serious. A somber, shadowy figure; footsteps echoing in the alley, a hint of violence simmering just below the surface. A sensual phantom. Grenache: Exotic, percolating, exuberant. Tough… Read More ›
We here at Ridge Vineyards are very excited about the new 2008 Buchignani Ranch zinfandel, and the fact that it’s about to drop live into our tasting rooms. In anticipation of its arrival, I gathered together some of my Monte Bello… Read More ›
On How The Reigning Dark Viticultral Prince Of All The Lands Of Cyber Monday Is Roaming The Forest Of My Palate, Slaying All Pretenders To The Throne
On How The Reigning Dark Viticultural Prince Of All The Lands Of Cyber Monday Is Roaming The Forest Of My Palate, Slaying All Pretenders To The Throne –or– Check your e-mail inbox, because there is a VERY GOOD Cyber Monday offer… Read More ›