Our beloved late President at Ridge Vineyards, the wonderful Donn Reisen, used to tease me by calling me an “East Coast kind of guy.” I had come from New York, it’s true, and in truth, I was happy to be… Read More ›
Food & Wine Pairing
Discussions and comments related to pairing foods and wines.
The 2013 Ridge Vineyards Sommelier Symposium: It Was The Best Of Times The 2013 Ridge Vineyards Sommelier Symposium began on Monday, May 20th, just shy of 9am, on the Monte Bello Crush Pad, under a glowing Santa Cruz Mountains sun…. Read More ›
Greetings! It’s May 3rd, and it’s First Friday at Monte Bello! For our May edition of this very special monthly event, we will be celebrating the release of the new 2009 Mazzoni Home Ranch Zinfandel! The 2009 is one of the… Read More ›
If it’s not me, but brie … then aren’t I free, to eschew my filigree of daintily demurring second portionry when said bounty is offered me? ~ This is the way the mind runs whilst reading Kirstin Jackson’s fabulous book… Read More ›
I used to live in Chicago. Amazing place. Not climatically habitable by humans necessarily, but an amazing place. The home of Nelson Algren. That’s enough for me. But that’s not all. Heaven on earth for a foodie, where rivers of… Read More ›
More of the new math of deliciousness! Bottles + Decanters + Quattro = Quaffable! ~ And for a look back at the Old New Math … The new math of deliciousness. Ridge Vineyards + Silicon Valley + Quattro = Edible! How’s… Read More ›