Developing Inspiration

Fair warning, some intense doting incoming! Brittany has been an immense force of inspiration over the last year. Upon starting her own event business last year, L’avventura Events, she has taken the proverbial bull by the horns. On top of that her newfound approach to life has been something that I have truly taken to … Continue reading Developing Inspiration

The Death of Terroir

An interesting article popped up in early December regarding climate change and how it is potentially going to be the end of the terroir concept. You can read the full article here but here are my thoughts about how climate change and terroir are going to interact. First of all, you could argue that terroir … Continue reading The Death of Terroir

2017 Harvest Recap

After a good taste through the 2017 lots last weekend we were able to start to see glimpses of where the 2017 vintage is going to end up. All in all it seemed like a wonky year.  Between an immense amount of rain through the winter and spring, frequent heat spikes into the 100+ degree … Continue reading 2017 Harvest Recap

The 2014 Merlot and Single Barrel belated release notice!

As usual around this time of year we get swamped with family, festivities and holidays and that has backed up my writing time. As we now see the light at the end of the tunnel of our "busy season" it is time for a rundown of the new releases that have made their way into … Continue reading The 2014 Merlot and Single Barrel belated release notice!