Earth Day in the Vineyard

SANTA ROSA, Calif.  – Sonoma County Winegrowers announced today that more than half of all vineyard acres in Sonoma County have completed a sustainability self-assessment after just 15 months since the organization announced its bold commitment to become the nation’s first 100% sustainable wine region by 2019. This early success exceeds expectations indicating the strong…

Save Water, Drink Wine

“Girls Night Out” with Mom and Sis in Las Vegas.  Whether your amongst the California drought or in the desert, its always a good time to conserve water… AND drink wine.  We were in LV to see Shania Twain for one of her last concerts at Caesars Palace.   And her motto would be…”Save a horse,…

Rosé Wines: Provence Style

Rosé wine sales are on the rise. They are dry (not sweet) and nothing to blush about. The lighter shade of red depends on the grape used and how long the grape skins were in contact with the juice. Grab a few rosé wines, chill them ice cold and drink them on a warm day….

15 yr Pinot Noir – 1999 Chateau St. Jean, Durell Vineyard

Well, I needed something a little more exciting than the game on Super Bowl Sunday. After the first quarter, I went to the library section of my wine cellar and pulled a 1999 Château St. Jean Pinot Noir from the Durell Vineyard. I then made a phone call. I made it to my girlfriend Margaret’s…

Napa Valley Style

A high level tech exec. gets to wine country for a little R&R. No wine needed! You can duplicate this by going to Signorello Winery on the Silverado Trail. Enjoy!

Seasons of the Vineyard – Spring

Spring is here with so many different leaf textures and leaf colors. In 6 months, the colors will be yellow, orange, and red. If I were a wine country tourist, I would need to witness this palate of beauty at least these two times of the year.

Valentine Romance in Sonoma

Kenwood Inn & Spa in Kenwood, CA (Sonoma County) is a perfect valentine retreat. The restaurant is intimate and warm. You don’t even need to leave the property for wine tasting. They have many great wines in the bar by the fire.

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