Live Wine Blogging: Day 1 — aack!

Because I am at the Wine Bloggers' Conference, I am taking a little recess from Italian wines for the Live Wine Blogging Session, which is an exercise where all those attending are presented with 10 wines in only 50 minutes and are supposed to write a blog entry on the spot. I know you are all … Continue reading Live Wine Blogging: Day 1 — aack!

Italian Castles and Wines —in Napa Valley!

Leave it to me to go to Napa Valley and only find Sangiovese, Aglianico, and Italian castles! A few weeks ago I spent a long weekend in the Mayacamas Mountains, the mountain range that separates Sonoma Valley from Napa Valley. In the afternoons I ventured down and east to the Napa side to explore some … Continue reading Italian Castles and Wines —in Napa Valley!