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The Lakes Bar & Grille and Déjà vu

Sometimes happenstance brings good fortune and it can also be a cause for déjà vu. For some odd reason, most times the job of selecting a restaurant falls into my lap. 674 more words


2012 La Crema Chardonnay

La Crema continues to deliver top notch Chardonnays, and they have another hit with this Sonoma Coast offering. Cooked apples, melon, butterscotch and honey assault the nostrils as further flavours of creme brulé and citrus are introduced on the palate.  44 more words


inches into abstract

While painting along the Russian River recently, I headed out to the coast with a couple of friends, specifically to go to Goat Rock. It had been predicted to be gloriously sunny, but in reality it was socked-in, dense coastal fog. 166 more words

Micaela Marsden


Vineyard: Ricochet

Region: Sonoma coast

Country: USA

Vintage: 2010

Importer: n/a

Grape: Chardonnay

Alcohol: 13.5%

Price: $19.99


Clear Clean and bright, pale gold with hints of granny smith green. 180 more words



Winter along the Sonoma, California coast is one of my favorite times to visit and photograph. The surf and weather are at extremes and it creates some incredible drama. 27 more words


Littorai Mays Canyon Chardonnay 2006

Every once in the blue moon one runs into a wine that makes one want to drink every sip ever so slowly, swirling it in one’s mouth endlessly, praising it on every sip and sniffing the glass long after the wine is gone. 188 more words

Tasting Notes

We Arrive at the Pacific Ocean

On September second, after traveling 7,487 miles, Maya and I put our feet in the Pacific Ocean. I don’t know why, but it’s a heady feeling to begin with your feet in the Atlantic Ocean and cross the continent to the Pacific Ocean. 1,012 more words

Lewis And Clark