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True or false?

I was just wondering if people are interested in expressing their opinions when it comes to controversial subjects… My plan is to post some of these divisive issues on a regular basis and check on the feedback. I would love to hear back from all of you, so please, speak up! True or false #1: […]

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It’s raining, thankfully not pouring… shhh listen… do you hear any snoring?

Sonoma County is getting a little wet, and there are still grapes on the vine, what does that mean for this vintage? Check out my thoughts here!!!

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Calling all Celebrities…You’re Good At What You Do but How Are You At Wine?

Throughout the world, each and every wine producing country has a handful of celebrities that are adding winery owner or wine producer to their name. In Australia we find golfer Greg Norman, in California – Michael Andretti, Francis Ford Coppola and, according to rumours, Victoria and David Beckham can now be added to the list. […]

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Ten Buck Chuck- The 2008 California Harvest

Its harvest time around my neighborhood on the California central coast. My wine maker friends, so far are happy with the results, and my grape growing friends are griping about the small crop. It looks like there are less clusters on the vines this year, and the clusters and grapes themselves are smaller than prior […]

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Live twitter wine tasting today!

Wineries twittering? We are now in an era where blogging, twittering, and IMing are as common as phonecalls and emails. I was skeptical when I heard that my own winery was going to be the 3rd only (and 1st domestic!) winery to host a twitter tasting but as I did more research into the many […]

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Here’s the actual link-

Join Us For Twitter Taste Live 3!by Judd on September 9, 2008We are pleased to be participating in Twitter Taste Live 3 next Thursday, September 18 at 7pm EDT / 4pm PDT. Our friends at Bin Ends Wine selected us as the first American winery to participate after two very successful tastings of European wines […]

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Check out that label…

Have you ever noticed walking through a wine shop looking at the shelves that there are some very plain labels and there are invariably some labels that catch your eye? Every wine region has wineries who like to push the limits of the image they present to the people who will be buying their wines. […]

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‘Crush’ Status in Dry Creek Valley

There is about a 6 week period each year during which the bulk of all winery’s harvest occurs. Most people think that Fall in general is ‘harvest’, but really most of us (wineries I mean) are done by early or mid-October with all crushing duties and have moved on to pressing, barreling, and other such […]

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