Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of
I’ve learned a lot about many things in the course of meeting with Napa winemakers and writing about Napa wines
Dedicated wine lovers in the San Francisco Bay area get several opportunities each year to indulge their passions for wine.
Barry Schuler may know a thing or two about running multi-billion dollar technology companies, but what he really wants to
As you might imagine, I get sent a lot of Cabernet from Napa. At first I eagerly anticipated the arrival
Napa Valley is famous, or infamous depending on your point of view, for some of the world’s best and priciest
, journalists like me get a chance to sneak a taste of hundreds of unique wines that are purchased by
We’re funny, us humans. We like to draw these imaginary lines on the earth and give names to the places
Young Cabernet In the Casablanca valley, a lone tree is surrounded by young Cabernet Sauvignon vines, just emerging from their
Serious wine lovers in the San Francisco Bay area get several opportunities each year to indulge their passions for wine.
It’s hard to get attention in the world of wine. Many wineries and winemakers struggle their entire careers for recognition,
Two weeks ago, under idyllic clear skies, I joined about 700 other wine lovers to wander around a winery lawn
If one were to speculate on the wine market as a savvy investor might in the small-cap stock market, the
The allure of Napa is legendary, even clichéd. The wine country lifestyle, or whatever you want to call it, combined
I have a hard spot in my heart for peacocks. Spending summers with my father in Sonoma County as a
I’ve been drinking wine for more than 30% of my life at this point, taking notes on wine for ten
There are more legends, stories, fairytales, and fables than anyone could count which all involve some guy up on a
Who ever heard of a non-profit winery? The first time the folks at Ehlers Estate told me they were, I
From the late 1800’s to the first half of the twentieth century California represented a land of opportunity for many.