This past weeskend, I had the great pleasure of hosting a very interesting group, and presenting them with a very interesting tasting flight. The group in question was Friends of the Winemakers. Per their website, they are “a non-profit corporation… Read More ›
All things Zinfandel, and/or blends based on Zinfandel.
I had the great pleasure of spending Thursday evening at decarolis design & marketing in San Jose as “wine host” for a Wine & Jazz themed event, courtesy of an invitation from Vince DeCarolis, principal and founder of the company…. Read More ›
There is a brilliant thread over at WestCoastWine.net that is currently running four pages long, and it’s all about Zinfandel! I highly recommend giving it a read … it’s right here.
I seem to be spending a lot of time writing over on West Coast Wine Net today, which I’m really enjoying, but I’m trying to remember that I’m supposed to be writing here too! So I’m going to do another… Read More ›
Ok, we’ve definitely assembled a great group of tasters for our Jimsomare “Virtual Vertical,” now it’s time to set a day. I’ve had one person specifically suggest one so far, so I’ll start there; how does everyone feel about July5th?… Read More ›
I recently received a wonderful e-mail query about this wine from a gentleman who “discovered” two bottles of it in some cases he had bought many years before. As this is not a wine that comes across my bow too… Read More ›
Well, we’ve quite quite an interesting flight on for this weekend, and in all honesty, I really wanted to find a title for this post that would allow me to play off “The Rumble In The Jungle” with a viticultural… Read More ›
Received a wonderful set of photographs recently, from a pair of vertical tastings of RIDGE Geyserville and Lytton Springs that were hosted by Dave Burzynski of Champane’s Wine Cellar and International Marketplace, in Detroit, Michigan. I’ve posted a sample below, and may… Read More ›
So, this edition of RIDGE-In-The-Round owes a debt of strategic gratitude to the good folks over at the wine blog “Two Days Per Bottle,” where the tasting MO is predicated on the notion that wines should be tasted and analyzed… Read More ›
1993 Ridge Vineyards California Zinfandel Lytton Estate : Tasting Notes From The Ether, To Possible Mystical Purpose!
I can’t tell you WHY I’m all of a sudden posting these tasting notes, but there is a really good reason, I promise … and for some of you out there, well, this may just be a bit of help… Read More ›