I spent a bit of time today with our viticulturists from both Lytton Springs & Monte Bello; Will Thomas & Kyle Theriot, respectively. And you know what? They’re getting a bit antsy. And that’s a good sign. That means we’re… Read More ›
Discussions and comments about specific varietals and/or blends.
As you may have gleaned from recent posts, I’ve been away in the beautiful wilds of Penticton, British Columbia for the 2013 Wine Bloggers Conference (conference posts here). Fortunately, however, my colleagues here in Cali have very kindly and ably… Read More ›
The occasion was what is called, in proper politico parlance, a “working dinner.” In this case, it was a Superpower rendition thereof: heading up the guest list? U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping. And paired with the… Read More ›
We’ve been fortunate to have great cause for discussion of late, as regards the 2011 Geyserville, courtesy of a recent honorific bestowed by the Quarterly Review of Wines: CO-BEST OF SHOW 2011 Ridge Geyserville, Sonoma County 2011 Ridge Geyserville, Sonoma… Read More ›
Sun? Check. Heat? Check. Canopy? Check!!! Man, what a week it’s been; it’s been all KIND of hot up in here … And given the striking changes we’re seeing in our vines right now, I thought this might be a… Read More ›