August First Friday can be a great deal of fun. Why? There are no shipments in August, so it’s tabla rasa as regards selecting wines to showcase. So what to do, what to do, what to do? Well … got… Read More ›
Discussions and comments about specific varietals and/or blends.
Every once in a while, we pull a rabbit out of the hat. This wine, is that hat. ~ Some of you may know it; possibly by direct experience, most only by rumor. It’s a summer wine, so if you’ve… Read More ›
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 ›