I go to a lot of wine tastings, and have come to really appreciate those that are produced well. It
Dedicated wine lovers in the San Francisco Bay area get several opportunities each year to indulge their passions for wine.
Cool climate has become a popular catchphrase in the world of wine, thanks, in part, to global warming trends that
Dark fruit in short days berries bitter sweet and young pass your smiling lips. It’s that time of year again.
The difference between a good public wine tasting and a bad one can be quite dramatic. The bad ones are
Now is a wonderful, if slightly manic time to be wandering around wine country. Harvest is, for some, complete, and
It’s often said (by me and others) that there’s never been a better time to be a wine lover. This
Why do journalists continue to consider it a revelation that the “average” consumer can’t tell a $8 wine from a
It’s that time of year again. I know of no other event that seems to bring out the inner wine
Wine festivals in Southern California, and especially in Los Angeles, aren’t particularly plentiful, for reasons I don’t entirely understand. There
, a low key event held every year at Farallon Restaurant. Despite practically non-existent marketing or announcement, PinotFest quietly pulls
I absolutely love the fact that we’ve reached a point in this country where I don’t need to explain why
Most people, when they come visit me in San Francisco and ask to be taken to wine country, assume that
Serious wine lovers in the San Francisco Bay area get several opportunities each year to indulge their passions for wine.
I won’t be winning any awards this year for “timely reporting.” It’s now been more than three months since the
Sometimes I feel like California vintners don’t experiment enough. While they may be trying a wide range of rootstocks, clonal
One of the trends in the wine industry I’m happiest about involves the increasing initiative that wine regions are taking
Every budding wine lover faces what can often seem like a daunting mountain to climb. There are so many wines
One of the longest running wine tasting events in San Francisco is also one of its best. While the city