Still, The Grapes Come Tumbling Down The voice on the radio spoke of somewhere called “Somalia” and a war, from twenty years ago and the words on the paper read of something called a “Shutdown”; something else of which I… Read More ›
Are you an “aspirational” wine consumer? What drives your selections? Price Break to Quality? Cult of Personality? Philosophy? Exclusivity? Reputation? Ratings? Follow contemporary marketing-speak at all, and you’ll hear a great deal about “aspirational.” Aspirational brands, aspirational shopping, aspirational strategies,… Read More ›
First, the facts: –We are about to release the 2010 Monte Bello. –You can be amongst the first to try this highly-anticipated – highly-regarded new vintage by attending our upcoming Fall Release Celebrations this weekend and next. –Today is #CabernetDay…. Read More ›
Part II of Live Wine Blogging – #WBC13 Wine unfiltered; wine in blend, in unison. The family offering. Seven measures, five varietals, four tasters, one glass; happiness. D’Angelo. The family. Is the whole heart rustic? The wine is. Canadian zin…. Read More ›
Live Wine Blogging Haiku, from #WBC13, Friday, June 7th … (Live Wine Blogging, the SpeedDating/SpeedTasting hysteria that is inevitably one of the most challenging and memorable components of any Wine Bloggers Conference. A constant fierce parade of wine producers crashing… Read More ›
Sunday Morning Mountain Haiku Hummingbird morning; treading the knoll path, in search of San Francisco. ~ Hummingbird morning; treading the knoll path, in search of San Francisco.