The subject of field blends tends to come up with some degree of frequency in conversations about wine, and it rather oddly seems to be doing so with a somewhat greater rate just lately. I suspect it has something to… Read More ›
All things Petite Sirah, and/or blends including Petite Sirah.
Well, we’ve just completed the second edition of our Wine Bloggers Tasting, and with a belly full of Rhones and cheese (Triple-Cream Gouda, Blue Stilton, and Farmhouse Cheddar, atop Watsonville Sourdough), I’m now sitting down to pen some proper tasting… Read More ›
The 2006 Lytton Estate Zinfandel, a very limited-production estate zin comprised of fruit from several very select parcels within the boundaries of the Lytton Springs vineyards, was released to ATP members-only earlier this month, but it’s about to come into… Read More ›
Great slew of Ridge information out there lately, in terms of contemporary tasting notes and other such items of interest to the Ridge-O-Philes among ye; some of it is Post-Zap commentary, some of it is Post-Ridge Events commentary, and some of… Read More ›
So, I guess I’ve just got Geyserville on the brain, or maybe Geyserville has me on its mind? Whatever, one way or another, me and Geyserville seem to be dancing in the same ballroom these days. Coming on the heels of the good… Read More ›
What a wonderful e-mail I recently received from one Rod Rippel, Ridge fan extraordinaire! Given that anytime I receive an e-mail that begins with the words, “Rummaging around in my cellar” I get a tingly feeling on the back of my… Read More ›