Spoiler Alert! This post is about First Friday. First Friday @ Monte Bello Date: 10/4/2013, 4-7pm And little chocolate cakes. And Dynamite Hill Petite Sirah. Given my position at Ridge, it’s pretty much inevitable that I spend a great deal… Read More ›
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Classics: The Gospels of Pauls The following summary of our recent and very special Wine Bloggers Tasting is broken up into two parts: in Part I, I run down a description of how the tasting was constructed, and in Part… Read More ›
Two truths: 1. The convention of the End-Of-Year list is most decidedly a media trope that is long overdue to be retired. 2. It is impossible to effectively summarize, in one go, an entire year. So, that said, here are some… Read More ›
It was 35 years ago today Steven Spurrier called on Ridge to play They were hardly thought to be in style The very thought made the Frenchmen smile So may I introduce to you The wines you’ve known for all these… Read More ›
Elvis on Ed Sullivan. Jimi Hendrix playing The Star Spangled Banner at Woodstock. The publishing of Kerouac’s On The Road. The publication of “The Autobiography of Malcolm X” The staging of Ridgely Torrence’s “Three Plays for a Negro Theatre.” The… Read More ›
Bloggus Interruptus -or- Wining and Dining The Balboa Club Way -or- Why I’m Pre-Preparing Pre-Posts Of Previously Posted Postings!
By the time you read this, I’ll be on my way to Los Angeles. I have the great pleasure of hosting a wine dinner at the very, very, very lovely Balboa Bay Club & Resort in Newport Beach Tuesday evening. So I probably… Read More ›