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Return to the Keyboard

After a hiatus of nearly two years – mostly due to energy being diverted to other projects – I’m returning to the keyboard and hope to soon regale you with more tales of things vinous. I hope you will feel … Continue reading

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A Taste of History

In 1895, Grover Cleveland was President; the first professional American football game was played in Latrobe, Pennsylvania; the first shipment of canned pineapple left Hawaii; Albert Nobel established the Nobel Prize – and Mrs. Thomas Rutherford harvested 100 tons of … Continue reading


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Tastings and Events

Woman Winemakers of the Napa Valley Despite the best efforts of the Napa Valley Vintners, I was able, through other connections, to participate in some of the trade events surrounding the Premiere Napa Valley barrel lot auction.  This event was … Continue reading

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Tasting Notes from the Ridge

It seems appropriate to me that this venture begins with comment on my most recent visit to Monte Bello Ridge. This will, no doubt, be a recurring feature on this site.

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