It is the birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart today. Thus, I cannot help but wonder, if Mozart were a grape, what would he be? Consider the following quote: “The passions, whether violent or not, should never be so expressed as… Read More ›
Wine talk that knows no boundry.
In the early days of “4488: A Ridge Blog,” the idea never even crossed my mind. Even at Post #1000, it seemed little more than a mirage shimmering in the distance; untouchable, unearthly, unreal. But in recent weeks, it became… Read More ›
Quick Fix: The Zinfandel Experience is this Saturday, and Ridge Vineyards will be there! To jump to event details, just click here: ZAP ~ Ridge Vineyards, when it comes to Zinfandel, ZAP, and the Zinfandel Experience, is not unlike the… Read More ›
2009 Ridge Vineyards Lytton Estate Syrah It is with great pleasure that I announce the arrival of the new vintage of our Lytton Estate Syrah! This is a much-anticipated wine every year, and early tastings of the ’09 have made… Read More ›
***For important update to the below, see below the below!*** Cerebral Solar Cortex. Literally: Sun In The Brain. Colloquially: A Sunny Disposition. The question then, is, how does one create/maintain said sunny d. when one is suffering through -50 wind… Read More ›
Readers of this blog may recall that I have a fondness for reviewing all the pleasantly unusual search engine terms that have -intentionally or otherwise- led visitors to these virtual pages. Over the years, I have offered up many lists… Read More ›