Archive for the ‘Sonoma Valley’ Category

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Did you know that the Judgment of Paris had mostly Sonoma County Wine in that “Number One” winner?

Tweet It isn’t often that I turn my blog over to someone else’s writing. This is my “journal,” so if I didn’t experience it, it’s hard to segue into someone else’s news. That said, I do have an introduction, because over the weekend Jose and I attended the Bacigalupi Family‘s 50th Anniversary Celebration and Third […]

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A wine and cheese primer

Tweet Here’s a wine and cheese primer for your food and wine events. After an entertaining and informative class at Charles Creek Vineyard with Bill and Gerry Brinton, and Laura Matrinez of The Artisan Palate, those of us who attended have a much better understanding and appreciation of cheese. In an earlier blog, I discussed […]

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In the Vineyards with Ben Sessions of Hanzell

Tweet When I first got into the wine business just about two decades ago, my eyes were opened to a whole new world that was so exciting. I remember saying to myself, “Please, don’t ever let me take any of this for granted.” In those first years, I met a very special woman, Jean Arnold […]

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Winemaker Video Series ~ Hanzell with Ben Sessions

Tweet When I first got into the wine business just about two decades ago, my eyes were opened to a whole new world that was so exciting. I remember saying to myself, “Please, don’t ever let me take any of this for granted.” In those first years, I met a very special woman, Jean Arnold […]

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Wines From Around The Globe ~ Recently Enjoyed

Tweet See these great wines that our customers love. One of the greatest joys of my gig as a wine blogger is to occasionally have wine show up on my doorstep. It doesn’t happen all the time, because I’m so non-traditional as bloggers go… I don’t consistently do anything, because that’s my nature. I’m a […]

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I’ve Finally Met the Man Behind Zinfandel’s Fame ~ Joel Peterson ~ Part 2

Tweet Yesterday, I wrote about meeting Joel Peterson of Ravenswood Winery for the first time. Honestly, after meeting him, all I could think to myself was, “Why hadn’t I met this man before this?” Being in the wine business for nearly 19 years, this is one man I should have made the effort to find […]