All the stress, angst, intensity, pressure as well as elation, exhilaration, relief and humility came flowing over me in waves..
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The Kutch 2011 McDougall Ranch has beautifully ripe cherries laced with herbs and savory | photo from Roberto Viernes Do..
I have on several occasions written on the subject of “Old World” versus”New World” wines, and I dare not bore..
This is the second in a two-part series on the wines of Santa Barbara County. Rather than giving generalizations into..
This is the first of a two-part series on the wines and vineyards of Santa Barbara County. My shoes are..
What could possibly be “the most exciting two minutes in sports?” Is it the last two minutes of game seven?..
When you cried when you hurt yourself as a child, who came running to wipe your tears away? It was..
Are you worried about climate change? How about climate change and its effects on wine-producing regions around the world? Will..
SYDNEY – I experience the same sense of innocence and ignorance as anyone else when I travel to far off..
When I was a child, I often wondered what it would be like to be a pilot. I thought it..
I know this is going to sound selfish and maybe even a little bit crazy, but I feel jaded. I..
When was the last time you had a dessert wine at dinner? This is not a rhetorical question. I must..
If you are a wine lover, you should definitely get hold of a new film by David Kennard, A Year..
If the painting Water Lillies by Claude Monet was hanging on the wall of a sidewalk café, would it be..
If you cannot find a particular wine you are looking for locally, chances are you have to go online or..
“Fourteen grains of rice.” It sounds like a lovely title for a novel, or maybe the opening line of a..
It is a fact that the United States produces wines that rival the greats of Europe. This is quite evident..
If Burgundy and Champagne did not exist, my favorite wine would be German Riesling. Several years ago I wrote a..
Brainwashing is any tactic – psychological or otherwise – that can be seen as subverting an individual’s sense of control..
Ahem, just a friendly reminder to all male readers: This is Valentine’s Day week. Yes, flowers are nice, but shiny..