Being a tradition-minded fellow, I am — when it comes to matters medical, anatomical, physiological, and psychological — a bit of a “Humorist”; that is to say, when in search of physio-spiritual and anatomo-mystical answers, I look backwards, into the… Read More ›
All things cabernet sauvignon, and/or blends based on cabernet sauvignon.
Cellarable wines in the middle years of their developmental trajectory can be funny things. Often, they seem to come in and out of focus right before your eyes. When they coalesce around a profile, they can be marvelous, and you… Read More ›
Spoiler Alert: This post is about a lovely wine event I had the pleasure of co-hosting at restaurant Quattro (Four Seasons/Silicon Valley) yesterday, featuring delicious wines of the Santa Cruz Mountains, and for which I poured our new (and VERY… Read More ›
1998 Monte Bello Library Wines ~ 1997. 1997, 1997, 1997. 97, 97, 97, 97. Blah blah blah blah blah. 1998? Now I’m getting interested. Why? Because anytime anyone tells you something is the something of the century, it probably isn’t…. Read More ›
#Harvest2013 is moving at a near-impossible pace at the moment, and it’s going to be over before we know it! Suddenly, Week 1 of #VineWatch13 seems but a mere few days ago; could this literally be the end of #VineWatch13???… Read More ›
That’s right, it’s true, we’ve been picking Cabernet Sauvignon from the Monte Bello Vineyards, can you believe it??? This has been a truly unbelievable harvest already, and it’s only the 10th day of September! The Vineyard and Winery Teams have… Read More ›