It’s only October, I know, but in order to make certain we assemble the finest selection of wines possible to escort you through your holiday season, we begin the tasting process early, and I am now happy to report that… Read More ›
Blends defined by cabernet sauvignon, merlot, cabernet franc, petit verdot, etc.
It’s Saturday, and the first delivery of fruit to Monte Bello is due in a matter of hours. Put another way, The Sleeping Beast Is About To Awaken. And what, you might ask, will happen to said grapes upon arrival?… Read More ›
With all the excitement of harvest looming on the horizon, and all the forward looking this involves, it does indeed seem as if a proper “look back” at the Monte Bello Fall Release Event is in order; even though it… Read More ›
Pizza and Wine. Pizza and Wine. Pizza and Wine. I just like to say it. Over and over. In fact, before she was born, I wanted to name my daughter “Pizza”, just so I could spend the rest of my… Read More ›
We’re coming to the finish line of our special ten-question series with Paul Draper; only three more Q & A’s to go, with Number Eight dropping today! Enjoy, and please keep your questions coming, we look very forward to posting a reader-led… Read More ›
There is something about the Final Assemblage Event that weighs both happier and heavier upon my viticultural soul; essentially, this is it, the final, the penultimate. We, who taste, are it. The very first and the very last. What we… Read More ›