Grafting is one of the great & mysterious processes in the annals of viticulture, and it is something which fascinates anyone and everyone who stumbles into the cryptic vaults of its ritual. As with so many things we deem to be mysterious,… Read More ›
Discussions and comments about specific varietals and/or blends.
That’s right people, it’s the third annual! Say it with me! The third annual #ChardDay! Can you feel it? An’ we gon’ pre-emp this thang! Pre-emp it! We gon’ get in early! At the beginning! We gon’ pour it today!… Read More ›
For a thorough refresher on Part I, please click here. As to a summary, it was the 3rd anniversary of our blog going live. And it was the birthday of the late, great jazz bassist Paul Chambers. To celebrate, a… Read More ›
Classics: The Gospels of Pauls The following summary of our recent and very special Wine Bloggers Tasting is broken up into two parts: in Part I, I run down a description of how the tasting was constructed, and in Part… Read More ›
It’s not necessarily how it sounds; The Tasting Mat. It’s not a physical location. It is, however, a physical object. It’s your guide through the tasting. And as such, it’s a very important document. Page 1. Three wines. It begins…. Read More ›
This Thursday evening, April 5th, the “Mo” in “BevMo” is not just going to mean “More,” it’s going to mean “More Ridge Vineyards.” That’s right, Ridge Vineyards (in the form of me and some very fine wines!) is heading to… Read More ›