Archive for the Tag 'Jancis Robinson'


Vinous sisterhood of sensibilities ~ An inside view of how wine women think and write about wine and more

When in high school, I wasn’t one of the sorority girls. I roamed the hallways of Lewiston High School during lunch time to drop into any number of groups, listen to what they were saying, voice an opinion. and then move on. I wasn’t a joiner back then. Women were discussing women’s issues, I was […]


Dear Jo ~ In Search of White Chianti & Books on Starting a Winery ~ Both Are Good Questions

[Today is the second of five days to register for holiday gifts from Wine-blog. Simply leave your name in the comments for a chance to win. Rules.] QUESTION from Lauren: Hi Jo, my boyfriend is a  wine lover and blogger and has mentioned to me on a few occasions about a white Chianti. Chianti is […]


Historic Vineyard Society

This is a group, even though I’m not involved, that’s near and dear to my heart. With my involvement on behalf of Petite Sirah, and PS being a heritage grape variety, I get what this group is doing… Preservation and historical relevance, I can dig that. I’ve been fighting hard for the last nine years […]


Beyond Blogging II ~ a.k.a. Living

In Steve Heimoff’s story, called Beyond blogging, he talks about fellow blogger Jeff LeFevre of Good Grape. Steve wrote: I was glad to see that Jeff LeFevre, the author of Good Grape: A Wine Manifesto wine blog, now is writing an column for This is a big step for Jeff, whom I’ve come to […]