For those of you who’ve been following our blog, you may know that we have launched a new event this year, our quarterly Wine Bloggers Tasting. (For more about this, and run-downs on the previous two editions, please click here)… Read More ›
Wine talk that knows no boundry.
Perhaps you’re familiar with the acronym ABC. Not the Jacksons song, nor a Sesame Street bit. No, I am referring to that subset of the wine-drinking public whose disdain for Chardonnay is so intense it has led them to become part of… Read More ›
From one of our great friends at the Astoria Wine Group comes proof yet again that, fundamentally, Monte Bello causes true love. Monte Bello; it’s the Viticultural Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Genie in the Bottle, The Magic Lamp; not so much Kevin Costner’s… Read More ›
Oh, I am just so proud!!!
2007 Ridge Vineyards Monte Bello Deep purple belly in the bowl, with a gorgeous magenta limn … aromatics rich with blueberry, lavender, anise, and fennel, populating an architecture built with great crushed rock and wet-stone minerality … loads of herb & spice front-palate,… Read More ›
Preparing quite a lovely flight of Monte Bello for a tasting later this afternoon. Tasting notes to follow soon, but here’s a lil’ snapshot of what we’ll be tasting: