Consider The Monte Bello. Consider many Monte Bellos: Then consider this place: A Voce — Wine Spectator Grand Award-Winning Restaurant in NYC And these people: Olivier Flosse: Legendary Bordeaux-trained Sommelier (holder of the coveted Diploma-Universitaire d’Aptitude a la Degustation, Bordeaux,… Read More ›
What We Talk About When We Talk About Wine: Part III, The Vineyards Ridge Vineyards comes philosophy first. Meaning; origin story. Meaning; understanding Ridge means understanding land. Means walking hallowed rows, means meaning. Meaning; walk on … ~ Whether it… Read More ›
What We Talk About When We Talk About Wine (WWTAWWTAW) is a new multi-part video series featuring rarefied behind-the-scenes footage culled from the 2013 Ridge Vineyards Sommelier Symposium. Part I dates to the morning of May 20th, 2013, when our… Read More ›
Sunday Morning Mountain Haiku Hummingbird morning; treading the knoll path, in search of San Francisco. ~ Hummingbird morning; treading the knoll path, in search of San Francisco.
It was the best of times, it was the best of times. Not unlike a broodingly alive, spiritually roller-coasted emo-drama teenager the morning after graduation ceremonies, I am currently a certifiable mash-up of emotions. When the music’s over, how to… Read More ›