It was a beautiful day on the mountain, and a beautiful day to make history. I left the morning sun behind, and entered the true velvet sur-surface catacomb of The Monte Bello Room. I emerged on the other side, into… Read More ›
Blends defined by cabernet sauvignon, merlot, cabernet franc, petit verdot, etc.
A Vineyard In Winter -or- Of Course You Can Go Home Again, But Is There Someone Waiting? -or- Homecomings Of The Wine Gnome
The Vineyard in Winter. It strikes me that a January vine is not unlike an empty-nested parent. The children are gone now. Bouncing from weird relationship to weird relationship. Bouncing checks. Bouncing in beanbags that obscure the growth of mushrooms in the… Read More ›
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 ›