Archive for the Tag 'Mendocino Wine Company'


Wine of the Week ~ Mendocino Wine Company Vertical of True Grit Petite Sirah

PREFACE: THE HEART OF THE DEAL ~ THE WINERY: info is coming from the company’s own statements I can’t make up their history Nor am I to try THE SCIENCE OF THE DEAL ~ WINEMAKING THE SOUL OF THE DEAL ~ SAMPLES From: Mendocino Wine Company A bit of a back story, first… In 2002, […]


The many charms of a winemaker ~ Mark Beaman ~ During harvest, no less

One of the many charms of Mark Beaman is that I got a winemaker profile during harvest. One would think that it’s pretty hard to do right now. Certainly I did. So I used a different technique than the meet n’greet interview process. I sent questions to him, and told him there was no rush. […]


Laura Ness and Her Pet Rocks

Creative genius.. Laura Ness and her Pet Rocks… I love the gift of “titles.”  Some people just think in originals, then create them. It’s an interesting side of the  fence to be on, and Laura Ness is in that field, grazing. So, after the PS Symposium, Laura and I did a Q&A, and somewhere in […]