Monthly Archives: May 2023

2017 Levantine Hill Melissa’s Paddock Syrah

Close to 300 years ago, Benjamin Franklin is quoted as saying, “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.”  When I write something, whether it is worth reading or not is up to the reader.  However, when it … Continue reading

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2022 Colmar Estate Riesling Releases

I have always wondered what dogs liked about having their head out of the car window and the wind blowing into their face at speed, with their ears flapping about as the vehicle motors along.  Turns out, their head is … Continue reading

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Nightfall Wines 2019 ‘The Noble Beasts’

There are many photos posted regularly on social media of sunrises and sunsets. I have to admit, some are just beautiful.  Recently, when I was working an afternoon shift, I drove along an Esplanade here where I live and the … Continue reading

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2018 Levantine Hill Blanc de Blanc

On a recent podcast, I heard it said, “Wine for me is everything in one convenient glass.  It’s history, it’s conviviality, it’s chemistry, it’s art, it’s science, it’s ceremony, it’s spirituality…”  Now, for me, I’d go as far as to … Continue reading

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