I am in the Wine Industry, and so of course I do read the “major” publications. Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast, Wine Advocate, etc. And I recently got to thinking about the publication titles: Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast, Wine Advocate. What’s… Read More ›
A place to share tasting notes on Ridge wines.
As a follow-up to yesterday’s blockbuster announcement, some tasting notes on the new 2011 Ridge Vineyards Lytton Estate Rosé (debuting this weekend, only at our Lytton Springs Estate): I tasted this today with winemaker John Olney (VP of winemaking at… 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 ›
It’s not necessarily how it sounds; The Tasting Mat. It’s not a physical location. It is, however, a physical object. It’s your guide through the tasting. And as such, it’s a very important document. Page 1. Three wines. It begins…. 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 ›