That’s right folks, ZAP! Not Shazam, not Wonder Twin Powers Activate (form of an Ah So, shape of a Zinfandel bottle!), but ZAP! Not familiar? ‘Tis an acronymn, and it stands for Zinfandel Advocates & Producers. From their Mission Statement: ZAP… Read More ›
Varietals & Blends
Discussions and comments about specific varietals and/or blends.
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 ›
Winter Wineland is undeniably one of the biggest events to hit Sonoma Wine Country in any given year, and this year it’s going to be even bigger. Why? Because it’s the 20th Anniversary! The theme for this very significant 2012 celebration is… Read More ›
It’s 2012 now. Twelve months, twelve First Fridays. One done, eleven to go. It was a beautiful evening on the mountain … And First Friday was nearly afoot … The nibbles were nigh … Including my 2006 Lytton Estate Grenache-infused… Read More ›