Stanford Art, Wine, and Music Stanford Art and Wine Stroll 2016

Stanford Art and Wine Stroll 2016

Ah, retirement.  What retirement? We’ve been busy with a time-consuming consulting project.  Which is now over.  Which means we’ll try to catch up on our writing.  Starting right now. July 30 was the Stanford Art and Wine Stroll 2016.  Wineries […]

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RN Estate Malbecs

RN Estate Malbec Vertical

For Labor Day we cracked open a couple of malbecs that had been in the cellar for a while. Both were from the infamous RN Estate. We’ve written extensively about Roger Nicolas and his Paso Robles venture, so we won’t […]

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The Canyon Villa

Please Vote For The Canyon Villa

USA Today  is running a competition for “Best Wine Country Hotel.”  We urge everyone to vote for The Canyon Villa in Paso Robles.  We have stayed at this lovely place many times over the years.  And it has always been […]

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Sean and Nicole Minor Pinot Shootout at the ARtisan Corral

Pinot Shootout at the Artisan Corral

OK, we apologize to John Sturges. James and Christine were kind enough to invite us to this event. They know us too well. We could not resist a semi-blind tasting of ten pinots. While we did badly on the winery […]

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Ankida Ridge at IPNC

Ankida Ridge Picked for IPNC

A few summers ago we were invited to a tasting of Virgina wines at Siduri.  We were very impressed by several, including Ankida Ridge.  (You can read our full review of this event by clicking here.)  It happens that Ankida […]

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