Courtesy of our own Paul Draper hosting a trio of French winemakers today, we’ve had the occasion to open a lovely lil’ rarity from the vaults, the 2001 Geyserville. Upon release, this was certainly a heralded vintage; Robert Parker himself… Read More ›
All things Zinfandel, and/or blends based on Zinfandel.
Quick Fix: The Zinfandel Experience is this Saturday, and Ridge Vineyards will be there! To jump to event details, just click here: ZAP ~ Ridge Vineyards, when it comes to Zinfandel, ZAP, and the Zinfandel Experience, is not unlike the… Read More ›
Ever wondered what we mean when we talk about “building” a wine? Curious as to what “sub-parcel” harvesting is? Interested in the secrets behind how minimum intervention complexity is made possible? Ever wondered what the difference is between Lytton Springs… Read More ›
And what a year it’s been! So rich with memories, adventures, tales and tastes; can it really be a mere 12 months ago that we were first tasting the 2008 Lytton Estate Syrah? It could be a lifetime ago, and… Read More ›
Out with the Champys???? Surely you jest, oh lover of Champys, I query myself. Yes, it’s true. I have waxed ad naus in re Champys, and my selfsame affection for, and this is WHY … I say out with it…. Read More ›