How to Transform a Vineyard & Winery, Mendocino Wine Company

Tim Thornton, COO of Mendocino Wine Company

Facebook Instagram Youtube Linkedin Twitter Medium Rss How to Transform a Vineyard & Winery, Mendocino Wine Company Tim Thornton, Vineyard Cowboy Mendocino Wine’s Best Kept Secret Mark Beaman, winemaker at Parducci Wine Cellars invited me out to Mendocino County to taste wine, meet the people at Mendocino Wine Company, and learn more about their efforts. I […]

Reinventing the Wine Experience, Freemark Abbey

First Female Vintner of Record

Facebook Instagram Youtube Linkedin Twitter Medium Rss Reinventing the Wine Experience, Freemark Abbey Josephine Tychson, St. Helena Freemark Abbey Hails the First Woman Vintner on 130th Anniversary with an Estate Renovation. There are places in the Napa Valley that hold an untold charm. Exuding bygone days and a history that makes your heart skip a […]

An Auspicious Era, Mark Beringer & 140 Years

Mark Beringer of Beringer Vineyards

Facebook Instagram Youtube Linkedin Twitter Medium Rss An Auspicious Era, Mark Beringer & 140 Years Mark Beringer of Beringer Vineyards Beringer’s Exceptional History 140 years ago, a man named Jacob Beringer left Germany, on a ship to America, landed in New York and found his way to Northern California and Napa Valley. He was an apprentice […]

A French Domain in Anderson Valley: Domaine Anderson

Domaine Anderson's new tasting room

Facebook Instagram Youtube Linkedin Twitter Medium Rss A French Domain in Anderson Valley: Domaine Anderson Jerry Murray, Winemaker It’s a cold, cloudy afternoon in Napa. I am heading up to Anderson Valley by way of Boonville, for a quick overnight in the Boonville Hotel and to talk further to the winemaker at Domaine Anderson, Jerry Murray. This extraordinary drive […]

Pebble Beach Food & Wine: The Wine Insider

Pebble Beach Food & Wine

Facebook Instagram Youtube Linkedin Twitter Medium Rss Pebble Beach Food & Wine: The Wine Insider Food & Wine With less than a week before one of the most well-attended food and wine events, Pebble Beach Food & Wine,  Lara Sailer Long, the event’s Executive Wine Director, talks about the pursuit of great wines.  She’s the […]

Perfecting Pinot in Willamette Valley

Willamette Valley Vineyards famed for Pinot Noir

Facebook Instagram Youtube Linkedin Twitter Medium Rss Perfecting Pinot in Willamette Valley When a new Pinot Noir vintage tastes like it’s been around the block, or rather, aged for 3-5 years instead of 1 or 2 I feel like I’ve won the lottery. Take perhaps the almighty Pinot Noir which isn’t as fussy about age […]

Pinot Noir & Birds of Prey: Raptor Ridge Winery

Raptor Ridge Winery in Willamette Valley

Facebook Instagram Youtube Linkedin Twitter Medium Rss Pinot Noir& Birds of Prey: Raptor Ridge Winery Wine is a journey of the taste buds no matter where you travel or what crosses your lips. In this case, Pinot Noir. The simple act of opening a bottle, savoring the first aroma, the first taste, is a pleasure […]

Winemaker Spotlight: Senses Wines

Senses Wines, Occidental, CA

Facebook Instagram Linkedin Medium Twitter Youtube Rss Winemaker Spotlight: Senses Wines I’m on a journey to Senses Wines vineyard to learn more about how they make their exceptional wines. After a long Northern California drought, the rain finally returns. It takes one such day to bring me to Occidental via Sebastopol. I’ve never been to […]