Contradiction? More Like Evolution.

Do I contradict myself ? Very well then I contradict myself. (I am large, I contain multitudes.) – Walt Whitman You can call me a hypocrite if you’d like. I don’t care. Anyway, rules are made to be broken. At least that’s what the Catholic Church and the Boy Scouts taught me. For the past […]

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Hands-On Learning

When I was invited a few weeks back to participate in Gloria Ferrer‘s annual Hands-On Harvest, I accepted immediately, but with some reservation. I’ve been to Gloria Ferrer many times over the years since it opened its doors in 1986 as the first sparkling house in Carneros. I have taken friends and family there countless […]

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Quenched

Anybody who has spent any time in the past couple of years on the wine world’s interwebs has run across Natalie MacLean. Or, I should say, been run over by Natalie MacLean. Those who know of MacLean’s exertions in the wine industry would say that she is a keen, if not aggressive promoter. She promotes […]

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