2007 Monte Bello

A Quiet Sip …

Today, I remember Mad Thad. Born on March 28th, 1923. He would have been 90 years old. A Michigan man. He played with everyone, a true populist. The democracy of Hard Bop. Dexter Gordon, Milt Jackson, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus,… Read More ›

Monte Bello Incognito

Have you seen this wine? If you’re visiting this weekend, you’ll find it. After that, not so much. It’s going underground. Monte Bello Incognito. Meaning, with next weekend’s release of the highly anticipated 2009 vintage (please see the end of this post for… Read More ›