What We Talk About When We Talk About Wine! A rare chance to slip inside the crimson rope and be an oeno-fly on the wall for Paul Draper-led tasting sessions at both Monte Bello and Lytton Springs, in the company… Read More ›
Stories about, or suggestions for, wines and special occasions!
The occasion was what is called, in proper politico parlance, a “working dinner.” In this case, it was a Superpower rendition thereof: heading up the guest list? U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping. And paired with the… Read More ›
The Similkameen. Similkameen Valley 12 Licensed Wineries Top Varietals Planted: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay 1984: 1st winery opened 691 acres planted ~ Oft called “one of the world’s 5 best wine regions you’ve never heard of,” this was… 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 ›
What We Talk About When We Talk About Wine: Part III, The Vineyards Ridge Vineyards comes philosophy first. Meaning; origin story. Meaning; understanding Ridge means understanding land. Means walking hallowed rows, means meaning. Meaning; walk on … ~ Whether it… Read More ›
The 2013 Wine Bloggers Conference awaits! And I … … am excited! I am excited for a great many reasons. I am especially excited because the conference is being held in beautiful British Columbia. The conference follows a great model;… Read More ›