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 ›
For myself, as someone who writes nearly daily about wine, this is an exciting time of year, a season of awareness for wine-inspired prose. It is a time to redouble efforts to experience the great diversity of voices on offer, to… Read More ›
I was early, by intention. I wanted to absorb the air, the space, the mojo. Ghosts of Shamans past — silken-shadowed, proud and twirling — wove the naked canes with threads of dripping gossamer. In my car, the metal murmuring… Read More ›