When they’re out of control

Another year, another barrel tasting, and another trip to the vomitorium… Ah, barrel tasting… It’s such a joy when they come to town. Townies hide out, by the way. People ask me, “Are you going barrel tasting?” “Ah…. no...

How Randall Graham, Steve Heimoff, and Charlie Palmer Led to Sean Thackrey, Steve Heimoff, and Hardy Wallace

What a cast of characters… The Sonoma County Wine Library (in Healdsburg) is only seven miles from my house, which occasionally host authors. I’m on the distribution list for announcements. In December, they hosted a wine writers reception, that included...