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 ›
Passport to Dry Creek Valley: A Modern Tradition with Century-Old Roots That’s the tagline, and no producer enacts its promise quite like Lytton Springs. Modern? Yes. By way of tradition. An Ecologically Friendly Building Made of Straw — Straw Bales, Earthen… Read More ›
Beautiful location? Lytton Springs. Check. Amazing wine? Ridge Vineyards, at Lytton Springs. Check. NEW Amazing Wine? Ridge Vineyards, at Lytton Springs. Check. Uber-rare, intoxicatingly rarefied, cellar offering amazing wine? Ridge Vineyards, at Lytton Springs. Check. Pizza? Check. Gourmet, artisan Pizza?… Read More ›
We Interrupt Our Normally Scheduled Programming To Bring You This Important News Flash: It’s BEAUTIFUL at Lytton Springs RIGHT NOW!
If beauty is in fact in the eye of the beholder, then Sara Kaufman’s eye is chock full of it right now; thanks for the great pic Sara! Now get back to work … (click the pic to get the… Read More ›
Lytton Springs is a beautiful place, full of beautiful people, and surrounded by beautiful vines. There is just no doubt about it. It’s different from Monte Bello, certainly, but equally magnificent in its own special way. I really love it… Read More ›
March 24-25, it’s on. It’s a rockin’ Rhone time it’s blow your dome time, baby The Rhone Rangers descend on San Francisco next weekend, and none shall be the same ever again. The 24th? Winemaker’s Dinner. Who shall be there? Ridge… Read More ›
There are, in life, and in history, significant “peak moments”; moments that define eras, map changes, signify achievements, mark consequential turning points on the evolutionary road towards the future. Depending on your creed, your spiritual and/or religious senses, your visions… Read More ›