Archive for the Tag 'St. Louis'


Earliest History of Grape Growing in Suisun Valley

The earliest history of grape growing in Suisun Valley can be traced back to Mae Fisher Purcell. Mae wrote for the Eighteenth Anniversary Edition And All County Chamber of Commerce Atlas of Solano County, Information-Section 4-1935, in a story entitled, “Claus Mangels Renowned Solano Winery and Notable Estate is Beauty Spot of Suisun Valley: When […]


Wine Writer/Critic Joe Pollack of St. Louis, Missouri Died on Friday, March 9, 2012

Joe Pollack dies at age 81 on Friday, March 9, 2012 ~ St. Louis Dispatch’s best-known food and wine critic. The memorial service for Joe Pollack’s family and friends will be on Saturday, March 17, 11:00 a.m., at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, 130 Edgar Road, Webster Groves. In his St. Louis, Misourri, career, […]


Joe Pollack of St. Louis, Missouri ~ Wine Writer

Yes, one time I got to use the song title, “Meet me in St. Louis (Louie), Louis (Louie),” while on a Blue Tooth Tour. I was able to say it to Louie Foppiano as we pulled out of Fort Worth Texas… He on the train, I was flying from Fort Worth to St. Louis. I […]