It was with great anticipation and an understandable degree of nervousness that I hoisted a full rack of Riedels into the back of my car, settled in behind the wheel, and commenced the drive up from the tasting room to… Read More ›
Varietals & Blends
Discussions and comments about specific varietals and/or blends.
I had the great pleasure of crafting some tasting notes on the new 2008 Pagani Ranch this morning, and as I often do, I worked on my old Royal Typewriter; I find this combination of methodology and medium results in… Read More ›
Sailors and Stargazers have pondered its wonders & whereabouts, its meaning and mystery. Physicists and Philosophers, Mathmeticians and Moguls, all have sought the answer to its riddle. But none has sought harder than The Oenophile. Time and time again The… Read More ›
It is with great pleasure, pride, and excitement that I celebrate another voice in the great Carignane mission; enter Chiara Shannon, head sommelier at K&L Wine Merchants in Redwood City. Chiara has recently begun writing for the K&L blog, and with one… Read More ›