I used to live in Chicago. Amazing place. Not climatically habitable by humans necessarily, but an amazing place. The home of Nelson Algren. That’s enough for me. But that’s not all. Heaven on earth for a foodie, where rivers of… Read More ›
Stories about, or suggestions for, wines and special occasions!
Because you can. You see, due to the magic of technology, Paul Draper can be beamed right into your living room –this Friday night– for a live wine tasting. And you can be beamed into his. ~ Virtual Winemaker Tasting… Read More ›
The Historic Vineyard Society (HVS) has a Mission Statement I think we can all get behind: HVS (Historic Vineyard Society) is a non-profit, 501 C-3 organization dedicated to the preservation of California’s historic vineyards. HVS’s Mission is accomplished through educating… Read More ›
There are four people from whom I learned what it means to be a man in this world. What it means to be a man, and how to be a man. One of them is imaginary: Rick, from the movie… Read More ›
For myself, as someone who writes nearly daily about wine, this is an exciting time of year, a season of awareness for wine-inspired prose. It is a time to redouble efforts to experience the great diversity of voices on offer, to… Read More ›