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 ›
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Wine (WWTAWWTAW) is a new multi-part video series featuring rarefied behind-the-scenes footage culled from the 2013 Ridge Vineyards Sommelier Symposium. Part I dates to the morning of May 20th, 2013, when our… 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.
It was the best of times, it was the best of times. Not unlike a broodingly alive, spiritually roller-coasted emo-drama teenager the morning after graduation ceremonies, I am currently a certifiable mash-up of emotions. When the music’s over, how to… Read More ›
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 ›
Sun? Check. Heat? Check. Canopy? Check!!! Man, what a week it’s been; it’s been all KIND of hot up in here … And given the striking changes we’re seeing in our vines right now, I thought this might be a… Read More ›