Admittedly, it’s sometimes hard to elicit sympathy from a non-wine-industry person when you’re trying to explain that, in the wine industry, it’s not all wine & glamour. I mean, just because we get paid to pour Ridge wines, and talk… Read More ›
Another Day At The Office -or- Tasting Room Profitability -or- #TRP2010 -or- Santa Rosa’s New Old Town!
Greetings from Downtown Santa Rosa! Took a cab today, and the driver was lamenting the loss of quality as regards the prostitutes in this once rather more rustic neighborhood … but I’m getting ahead of myself … Meaning, I’m staying… 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 ›
New Fall Releases: Staff Tasting -or- The Sneak Peak Of The Week! -or- Monte Bello For A Thirsty Fello, Lytton Springs And The Joy That Sings, Pagani Ranch As The Olive Branch, And York Creek, Of Thy Beauty I Speak!
So, myself and a delightful cross-section of esteemed Ridge staff members sat down yesterday to have a tasting of the new Fall Releases, as well as the upcoming September ATP offering. Below, you’ll find photos of the tasting, with my tasting notes… Read More ›