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New Wine Class: Considering California Chardonnay

On Monday, August 22nd at 7pm, please join Spec’s fine wine buyer Bear Dalton at the Wine School at l’Alliance Française for Considering California Chardonnay. We will discuss some history of Chardonnay in California, America’s on-again-off-again-on-again love affair with Chardonnay, how Chardonnay is made, where it is best grown in California, and pairing Chardonnay with food. 231 more words

Wine Event

Wild, and Not a Boar

Bright ruby with pink edges, rich oak explodes out of the glass, quickly being replaced with strong mint, briar, eucalyptus and sagebrush. A dry desert wind brings a chunk of alcohol and nutmeg goodness. 171 more words


Bums In Paradise, Calendar Drawing, August

We are jamming to try to get the Aldo and Me 2017 Calendar ready for the holidays. Consequently the almost daily strip will be increasingly rare. 26 more words

Comic Art

wine - 2007 Kosta Browne Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast


Nice Little Girl

Light ruby with wide clear edges.  An effusive delicious funk rises up and never breathes out–still strong 3 and 4 hours later.  Warm and round–not warm and round like Belle Glos/Twomey/en Route warm and round–more of a silky sweaty cellar-floor thin bright warm-and-roundness encapsulated in a vibrant grapefruit minerality defying the rather thin mouthfeel.   110 more words


The Hedonistic Taster | № 9 | Small Vines Wines

The Hedonistic Taster |  № 9

Small Vines Wines

by L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne ML

“Wine should not be regarded simply as a beverage, but as an art of living, a pleasure.” – Henri Jayer… 1,096 more words

Wine Tasting

Sonoma: King Ridge-Tin Barn-Skaggs Springs-Stewarts Point-Jenner

Saturday, June 4, 2016

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This beautiful counter-clockwise loop heads north from Duncans Mills and Cazadero to the challenging climb up Kings Ridge Rd to Tin Barn and Skaggs Springs Rd. 1,682 more words

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