Monte Bello Noir? It was a dark and stormy night. Except it wasn’t. What it actually was, was a warm and sunny morning, with the low sun casting rays through the gauze of morning haze that lightly veiled the vineyards… Read More ›
Wine talk that knows no boundry.
If you were fortunate enough to be in Sonoma county January 14th & 15th, then I’m guessing you probably attended Winter Wineland, an absolutely delightful region-wide bacchanal of oeno-epic proportions. Hopefully, you were able to visit our Lytton Springs Estate… Read More ›
A Vineyard In Winter -or- Of Course You Can Go Home Again, But Is There Someone Waiting? -or- Homecomings Of The Wine Gnome
The Vineyard in Winter. It strikes me that a January vine is not unlike an empty-nested parent. The children are gone now. Bouncing from weird relationship to weird relationship. Bouncing checks. Bouncing in beanbags that obscure the growth of mushrooms in the… Read More ›
Two truths: 1. The convention of the End-Of-Year list is most decidedly a media trope that is long overdue to be retired. 2. It is impossible to effectively summarize, in one go, an entire year. So, that said, here are some… Read More ›
‘Twas The Night Before: The Ballad Of Old Saint Wine, The Holiday Wine Elf ‘Twas the night before tomorrow and all through the kitchen not a bottle was decanted not even the Lytton And the wine rack was… Read More ›