Archive for the Tag 'Rodney Strong'

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Tom Klein of Rodney Strong talks about his 2009 vintages for Cab and Meritage

I’m very lucky to be living in Russian River Valley, where so many wonderful wine companies are based. Little did I know on my very first trip to California, when I visited Rodney Strong Vineyards in the early 1900s, that someday I’d be living five minutes away by car. My interest in Rodney Strong wines […]

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Rodney Strong’s Summer Concert Series ~ One more to go with Huey Lewis & The News ~ Labor Day Weekend

Jose and I saw Dave Coz and his friends on July 28, and I was reminded how much I love concerts at Rodney Strong Vineyards. First of all, we could walk to Rodney Strong. It’s only a couple of miles from where we live. That kind of convenience is one of the great perks of […]

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F. Paul Pecault ~ Wine Writer #36

F.Paul Pecault is a wine and spirits veteran, who began his career as the PR person for Rodney Strong Vineyards. That’s no stretch for understanding, because if someone is working as a PR agent, it stands to reason that the person is a writer. Most PR people don’t segue from that career into writing about […]

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Rodney Strong Closes Out Another Great Jazz Season

This past Labor Day was the final performance of Rodney Strong’s summer concert performances for 2009. Next year, however, promises to be as great, if not greater, considering that it’s going to be Rodney Strong’s 20th Anniversary Summer Concert Series. By now, they’ve got it down to a science, and it’s running very smoothly. I have […]

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Rodney Strong Survival Guide For Their Concert Series

The heat of the day was sweltering this past Saturday at Rodney Strong – on the lawn – but it wasn’t as hot as the music… And, what about that Mindi Abair? I didn’t know she was such a hot tamale. There something very empowering for all women (sorry guys), when a woman commands a […]

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Headed Toward the Music at Rodney Strong

Off to the vineyards this afternoon for the first in a series of concerts at Rodney Strong. I’ll be back with images and thoughts. Robert Larson of Rodney Strong has graciously given me a pass to this event. When I was in Rock n’Roll radio, I went to so many concerts that I became jaded… […]

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Fifty Years Later and Still Going Strong

One of the very first wineries that I ever visited just before moving to California was Rodney Strong Vineyards. Then, as luck would have it, when we moved here, we moved within a five minute car ride to Rodney Strong. I took my wine sales and marketing class with Stefan, who was working in their […]