Tag: Sonoma

I’ll Drink to That: Winemaker Patrick Campbell

There’s a new episode of I’ll Drink to That! available. Episode 490 features a conversation with Patrick Campbell, the former

Vinography Images: The Green Knight

Sonoma’s Knights Valley shows in the full flush of spring’s emerald green as the morning sun hits ridges filled with

Introducing the Healdsburg Wine and Food Experience, May 20-22

Seeing the resumption of wine and food events warms my heart. But in addition to the perennial events that many

Vinography Images: Sonoma Swells

The rolling hills and morning fog look like ocean swells in Gallo’s Two Rock Vineyard just outside of Cotati in

Vinography Images: Spring Silhouettes

The dark shapes of old Zinfandel vines are silhouetted against the bright yellow of mustard flowers in bloom at Beason

Vinography Images: Frost Fighter

The slope of a vineyard curves smoothly against the sky towards a low point occupied by a frost fan at

Vinography Images: The Haze

Sunlight filters through the haze across Sonoma Valley, as smoke from the Camp Fire in Butte County settles over the

Vinography Images: MOG Check

The first thing you do before you start pressing the Chardonnay? You check for MOG: Material Other than Grapes. Chardonnay

Vaccinating Wine Country

A palpable sense of relief has descended upon northern California wine country. On Wednesday 7 April the counties of Napa,

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 4/18/21

Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 4/4/21

Hello and welcome to my weekly dig through the pile of wine samples that show up asking to be tasted.

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 1/10/21

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 1/3/21

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 12/13/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 11/8/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

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Napa and Sonoma Burn Again. Horribly.

I don’t know how coherent this particular piece is going to be, as I watch the social media evidence of

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Sonoma Scrappy: Introducing Topophilia Wine Company

One of the great pleasures of writing about wine will always be the sense of discovery it affords. The wine

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 8/23/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 6/21/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of