Alto Adige: high above San Francisco

A couple days ago I got on the glass elevator at the west end of the lobby in the Westin St. Francis Hotel in Union Square, and headed up to Victor's ballroom on the 32nd floor. If you've never done this, you have to—it's a free ride with a spectacular view of the Financial District … Continue reading Alto Adige: high above San Francisco

Recent Standouts: Hofstätter, Le Bèrne, Chiarli, Tabarrini, …

I recently had a glass of fabulous Pinot nero at Cantinetta Luca, one of my very favorite Italian restaurants within reasonably close proximity to where I live. On perusing the by-the-glass list, my eye was immediately drawn to the Pinot nero from Alto Adige but then I saw all kinds of other interesting stuff: Gaglioppo, … Continue reading Recent Standouts: Hofstätter, Le Bèrne, Chiarli, Tabarrini, …