It’s the longest day of the year, and what should one do? Me, I got married! I got married four years ago today. For many, many, many wonderful reasons, of course, but as but one example; what better way to… Read More ›
All things Zinfandel, and/or blends based on Zinfandel.
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 ›
As heard on the radio recently, it’s the driest first four months in the Bay Area since … forever. David Gates says, if I know a Rain Dance, to go ahead and do it … Do you know a Rain… Read More ›
Greetings! It’s May 3rd, and it’s First Friday at Monte Bello! For our May edition of this very special monthly event, we will be celebrating the release of the new 2009 Mazzoni Home Ranch Zinfandel! The 2009 is one of the… Read More ›