It’s her last chance Her timing’s all wrong Her last chance She can’t idle this long Her last chance Turn her over and go Pullin’ out of the last chance texaco The last chance –from “The Last Chance Texaco” by… Read More ›
All things cabernet sauvignon, and/or blends based on cabernet sauvignon.
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 ›
Veraison. In simplest form, and for our purposes here, it means the onset of color change in wine grapes. For a red wine grape, this is the turn from green to red. It is essentially the beginning of the “ripening” season, the transition from allocating resources to… Read More ›
Have I been remiss? In exalting the wonders of our “Three Decades of Monte Bello” #CabernetDay tasting, did I inadvertently give short shrift to the three-vintage vertical of Estate Cabernet that we’ll also be tasting? Heaven forfend if I have! This trio… Read More ›
It’s exactly one month until Cabernet Day. That is to say, #CabernetDay! The second annual. It’s an international phenomenon, a worldwide celebration of all things Cabernet, taking place across all social media platforms. In Bangladesh? Join in! Buenos Aires? Can’t… 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 ›