On a personal level, I am a ritualist. I ritualize everything. For me, a ritual is the path to awareness. Enacting a ritual is an act of mindfulness. It is a way to stop oneself, and make oneself think, to… 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.
Within the borders of Wine’s Metaphysical Country is a complexity of filigree and trellis; a latticework of weft and skein and weave; a many-tendril’d meshwork made of crossroad laid on crossroad, linked to crossroad. Art meets science here as the… Read More ›
Ridge Vineyards is adding ingredients to its back labels. ~ ~ “Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.” –… Read More ›