Did wine end slavery? Well, possibly a stretch to suggest it, but upon closer inspection, maybe not! If you’re familiar with Stephen A. Douglas, you might recall that he was (arguably) the primary architect of, and perhaps more importantly, the… Read More ›
All things to do with the history of Ridge Vineyards.
If you’re at all familiar with Ridge Vineyards, you’re probably aware of Lytton Springs. You’ve probably tasted the wine. You may have even made the journey to Sonoma, and enjoyed a bit of our Healdsburg hospitality. And you may even… Read More ›
For a thorough refresher on Part I, please click here. As to a summary, it was the 3rd anniversary of our blog going live. And it was the birthday of the late, great jazz bassist Paul Chambers. To celebrate, a… Read More ›
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 ›
Why You Should Do Something Special On April 13th, Like Joining Us For the Virtual Winemaker Tasting!
Because it’s the day that Handel’s Messiah had its World Premiere. Because it’s the day the Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded. Because it’s Samuel Beckett’s birthday. Because it’s Al Green’s birthday. Because it’s the day Hank Aaron made his… Read More ›
This is big. Big, Big, BIG. We’re talking Honeycomb Big. And this tasting doesn’t just have 25% MORE! This tasting has 50% more! No, this tasting has 75% more! No, this tasting has 100% MORE! This tasting has 100% MORE WINEMAKERS!… Read More ›