Monthly Archives: November 2012

Oh Savanna ! A star in the world of wine

As I was seated by the host at the Wildwood Restaurant in downtown Portland, the aromas drifting from their kitchen tantalized my senses and created visions of what could soon be. As I wasn’t really there for the food so … Continue reading

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Shock and Awe..in a glass. An unexpected barrel tasting

Here it was, Thanksgiving Weekend, and where was I you ask, tasting the wines of Southern Oregon. We had just walked out the door of a winery in Douglas County Oregon, after tasting current wines and visiting with the owners, … Continue reading

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Classical comes to Wine Country

The room was built for creation of an environment supporting voice as well as musical instrumentation, with acoustics shall we say perfect. The quilting that hung strategically on the walls, placed there for the sole advantage of withholding the sounds. … Continue reading

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Spending Thanksgiving on a “Deserted Island”

“Was the morning after Thanksgiving and all through the house, memories of a wonderful, relaxing Holiday, just me and the spouse” There we were with just the two of us, and of course the “kids”, two Rotties, three horses and … Continue reading

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“Real Men” drink wine during Thanksgiving football !@

Thanksgiving Day or “Turkey Day” is a holiday that is looked forward to for family gatherings, parades and football games, maybe not in that particular order. If you haven’t yet completed your shopping for meals and accessories, there’s a good … Continue reading

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Cialis..The new cure for the hangover !

As we near the holiday season, and the chance that at the office holiday party, a neighbors house, or even more dreaded, your own party, you might have the unfortunate opportunity, to get wasted. Most of will say that just … Continue reading

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Putting the Kiwi in an American Wine

One of my most “Unforgettable Characters” , Ray Walsh of Capitello Wineries Ray Walsh grew up in Auckland, New Zealand and brags about the fact that his only exposure to vineyards was picking up his father’s spent ammo, and occasionally … Continue reading

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