What is Global Zinfandel Day? Global Zinfandel Day is a worldwide celebration of the Zinfandel grape variety, intended to give Zinfandel lovers around the globe a platform to express their passion for Zinfandel. As part of the festivities, Ridge Vineyards is extending special one-cent… Read More ›
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GLOBAL ZINFANDEL DAY: SPECIAL OPEN APPOINTMENTS at MONTE BELLO 11/19/10! In honor of Global Zinfandel Day, Ridge Vineyards Monte Bello Tasting Room is pleased to announce a day of Open Tasting Appointments on Friday, November 19th, during which we’ll be showcasing… Read More ›
Through wisps of untold futures found, he scours For postcards from before the after hours
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 ›
To me, it’s like a chant, a hymn to the divine. The drone of a low D string, the hum of Uilleann pipes. A numerical mantra, viticultural sutra. The relentless march of an Underwood’s clacking keys, the thump-tom-thump-tap-slide of a walking doghouse bass…. Read More ›