Very early on in my tenure at Ridge Vineyards, I made the decision to play only The Jazz in the Monte Bello Tasting Room. Unbeknownst to me at the time, this decision was noted and noticed by a notably wider… Read More ›
Wine talk that knows no boundry.
I spent a great many years as a professional songwriter and musician, and have now been in the wine business for a fair amount of years as well. And in both lives, New Year’s Eve looms large. For a musician,… Read More ›
I cannot help myself; I’m in the Year-End-List spirit. I MUST make my Best-Ofs … And for today’s canonically contributive endeavour, I am going to grapple into submission a task never yet set; I am going to attempt to name… Read More ›
If ever you wanted proof that the world of wine is an all-inclusive one, full of flavor, color, and the democracies of passion, one need look no farther than the following, which is essentially a Top 10 list of search… Read More ›
Are wine bloggers real like horses, or myth like unicorns? Are they hard science, or do they live free in an egalitarian paradise rich with ever-living redwood trees from which parachute little green elves who sprinkle fairy dust made of gold into needy people’s… Read More ›
As KRS-One noted in The Urge, it’s gettin hectic, it’s gettin’ crazy, it’s gettin’ hectic, it’s gettin’ wild. And clearly he had the December First Friday in mind. Smart individual, KRS-One … But back to First Friday, which, as you’re surely… Read More ›
I was listening to the radio today — NPR, if you must know — and a sports report came on. As you may or may not know, sports coverage on NPR can be slightly different than perhaps other iterations of the… Read More ›