Monthly Archives: September 2011

An “Eco” Honor for Dry Creek Vineyard

A press release arrived in my email Wednesday that made my day. It made my day for two reasons: It dealt with a winery that Vinesse has featured numerous times in club and CyberCircle shipments through the years. It had to do with said winery bein…

Posted in Wine and the Environment, Wineries of Distinction

In Defense of “Big Fat Wine Lists”

David Lynch is a James Beard Award-winning sommelier, and in the September issue of Bon Appetit magazine, he writes what is, in effect, a eulogy for the massive restaurant wine list. You can read the entire column here, but in summary, Lynch conte…

Posted in Editor's Journal

Bellagio Showcases Great Art and Great Wine

We have a special section on this blog devoted to food and wine pairing. And we often write about the “connection” between wine and music. (Check out the “Editor’s Journal” archives for our recent countdown of the Top 10 Wines Songs of All-Time.) …

Posted in Wine Buzz

Exploring Livermore Valley Wine Country

Concannon Vineyard recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of Petite Sirah as a varietal wine. Petite Sirah… a.k.a. P.S…. a.k.a. “Pets”… has been around a lot longer than that, of course. It’s just that it didn’t always go by that name, nor…

Posted in Our Wine Travel Log
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