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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

2011 Pahlmeyer Pinot Noir

Although it sports a relatively subtle nose, this is definitely not a Pinot for the faint. Coming in at 14.9% abv, this wine is carried by sweet raspberries and tart cherries, with nuances of baking spices. 39 more words


Fresh Face of California

 What happens when a room brimming full of delicious, authentic and diverse wines coincides with a hipster crowd? You get The Dirty Dozen 656 more words