To be engaged in the wine production endeavour is to live in many eras; to travel time with impunity, to traverse the Vonnegutian Timequake spectrum with full awareness of all that history has to, and will, offer. Viticulturist Will Thomas is one… Read More ›
Varietals & Blends
Discussions and comments about specific varietals and/or blends.
One fish Two fish Red fish Blue fish I whine You whine We all whine For good wine Red wrench Judi Dench Thirst quench Johnny Bench North bench South bench West Bench East Bench! Ah, I knew I’d get there… Read More ›
One of the world’s more fascinating varietals is getting its day tomorrow: Grenache! Memorably spice-laden, and a key ingredient in everything from the legendary Châteauneuf-du-Pape wines to a wide array of delicious rosé offerings, I can’t think of a better… Read More ›
It’s Saturday, and the first delivery of fruit to Monte Bello is due in a matter of hours. Put another way, The Sleeping Beast Is About To Awaken. And what, you might ask, will happen to said grapes upon arrival?… Read More ›