Had a fantastic wine tasting with Paul Draper today … …and while I was desperately intrigued by the wines we were showing, ritual necessity imposed a stark and unusual brevity upon my tasting notes … … and as I was… Read More ›
All things Monte Bello.
Elvis on Ed Sullivan. Jimi Hendrix playing The Star Spangled Banner at Woodstock. The publishing of Kerouac’s On The Road. The publication of “The Autobiography of Malcolm X” The staging of Ridgely Torrence’s “Three Plays for a Negro Theatre.” The… Read More ›
Those of us of a certain age lived through the Clinton-era PC years, and digested our requisite dose of political correctness accordingly. The wine industry did so as well, and one of the conventions to largely go the way of the dinosaur… Read More ›
Simply can’t resist the temptation to share this; personally, I think it’s just brilliant, and one of the best, most relevant contemporary treatises on all things related to –pick your term(s) de riguer– “natural” winemaking; “non-interventionism”; “sustainability”; “minimum impact”; “biodynamism”;… Read More ›
We very recently presented a live virtual tasting of our new Spring Releases, with winemakers Eric Baugher (VP of Winemaking/Monte Bello) and John Olney (VP of Winemaking/Lytton Springs) weighing in on the new vintages. Moderated by David Amadia (VP of Sales and Marketing), the… Read More ›