Nov 4, 2020

Local Wineries Survive and Thrive Despite Fires

Wildfires are nothing new to California, but the devastation they wreak on the local wine industry seems to grow every year. 2020 has proved no different. Even after the lightning-sparked fires were contained, air quality remained terrible in almost every part of the Bay Area, which made it additionally hard...
Jun 3, 2020


May 7, 2020

Vino goes virtual

Apr 22, 2020

Bubbly Planet

Apr 8, 2020

When it roars it purrs

Like the rest of the nation, I’ve been sheltering in place trying to avoid the most virulent contagion...
Apr 1, 2020

Canned Goods

Remember a decade ago when the big debate was Cork vs. Cap? Simpler times, my friends. Simpler times. We’ve...
Mar 25, 2020

Tech Tasting

With apologies to Orson Welles, it seems, “We shall sell no wine unless it’s online.” With...
Mar 20, 2020

Get Lit: Writing an eternal, boozy truth

I’ve written a few drunk scenes—pretty much any action in my novel Quantum Deadline is preceded by a bout...
Feb 26, 2020

Sober Rover

Didn't make it very far into "dry January" this year? Me neither. Sober Diary, January 2: "This is fine, but...
Feb 19, 2020

Get Boont

The little wine weekend formerly known as the International Alsace Varietals Festival is back from its "gap year." And,...
Feb 12, 2020

Coast Boast

There's such a want of wine-tasting opportunities on the Sonoma Coast that the loss of the Joseph Phelps Freestone...
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