The small cadre of indisputably dedicated individuals who have taken it as one of their soul’s missions to forever preserve, enhance, and glorify the wondrous grounds of Monte Bello have gifted us the beautific experience of watching the seasons develop and transition… Read More ›
Wine talk that knows no boundry.
A Decant Rant? -or- An Aeration Disputation? -or- A Breathe Seethe? -or- To Decant Or Not To Decant?
I suspect I’m chiming in on this a bit late, as the article ran on May 6th, but has anyone out there read this? http://www.latimes.com/features/food/la-fo-wineair6-2009may06,0,5231460.story This is an article about decanting wine, and the effect aeration has (pr perhaps doesn’t… Read More ›
If you’d like to watch a Wine Expedition Webisode featuring RIDGE Lytton Springs winemaker John Olney, definitely follow this link: http://www.wineexpedition.com/random/new-webisode-visiting-ridge-lytton-springs/comment-page-1/#comment-4273 Of particular interest is John’s explanation of “inter-planting,” “field blends,” and “single site” vineyard practices!
William Matthews might not be a household name, but to people who read, write, and otherwise appreciate modern and contemporary American poetry, he was an intensely loved wordsmith, and a tremendous influence on so many writers. He mastered a conversational approach to… Read More ›
Did anyone read the “Drink A Little Wine, Live A Little Longer” article from HealthDay that was posted on Yahoo the other day? Here’s the link if not: http://news.yahoo.com/s/hsn/20090501/hl_hsn/drinkalittlewinelivealittlelonger What a curious article! Two things come to mind right away;… Read More ›
I recently received an extraordinary e-mail from a Ridge fan, and they have very kindly allowed me to include some language from their correspondence. Please see below: “I found a bottle of Ridge California Cabernet Sauvignon Tepusquet 1981 in a… Read More ›
We just got a new Panini griller at home. I haven’t used it yet, but whatever color Portabello mushrooms are, that’s the color I’ve been dreaming in since we got it.