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CELEBRATIONS WITH OLD WINES & GOOD FRIENDS

  We were recently evacuated from our home in Montecito for nearly a month. During this time we stayed in many places including the homes of friends. Once we were back in our home we decided it was celebration time. AN ANNUAL BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION The first was the occasion of our long term great friend, […]

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RIDGE VINEYARDS: SUPERB NEW RELEASES & WINE INGREDIENT LABELING

  NEW RELEASES When it comes to Ridge Vineyards it is easy to get carried away. For as long as I have been involved in wine, Ridge has been very special. For nearly 50 years I have been buying, drinking, and cellaring Ridge wines. I drink them often and have more Ridge wines in my […]

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OLD RIDGE VINEYARDS MONTE BELLO CABERNETS

In my most recent Ridge Vineyards article (click here to read the article on Spring releases and links to all other Ridge Vineyards articles) I said that I would soon be writing about some recent tastings of old Ridge Vineyards Monte Bello Cabernet Sauvignons. And, as I have mentioned many times over the years, the […]

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WHERE HAS NAPA VALLEY GONE?

LONG TIME PASSING WHEN WILL WE EVER LEARN? As I look back on the changes in Napa Valley over the last 40 years since my friends and I first started going there in the early 1970s, I cannot help but reflect on the great Pete Seeger song “Where Have All The Flowers Gone?”. This song […]

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