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A visit to Ridge Vineyards

Last Tuesday I visited Paul Draper from Ridge vineyards. You probably heard of the Judgment of Paris in 1976 which, according to many, put California on the wine map? Paul Draper had one of his wines at this event: the Monte Bello … Continue reading

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A visit to Alice Feiring

At the beginning of April, I flew to NYC to meet the most famous natural wine writer in the world: Alice Feiring. She wrote the book most of us read as our first book on the topic of natural wine: … Continue reading

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A visit to Dashe Cellars

A few days ago I visited Michael Dashe from Dashe Cellars. We had plans to have the interview in the middle of their wonderful Louvau vineyard in Dry Creek, but unfortunately, it was raining by the time we got there. … Continue reading

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A visit to Coturri Winery

Last weekend I visited Tony Coturri from Coturri Winery, in Glen Ellen, just East of Santa Rosa. Two minutes after my arrival on top of his hill, I had a glass in hand and I was tasting a handful of … Continue reading

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A visit to Edmunds St John

We recently paid a visit to Steve Edmunds at his home in Berkeley. A lot of people had been telling us how Steve was an inspiration to a lot of natural wine makers. So we decided it was time to … Continue reading

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A visit to Old World Winery

Before Christmas, I visited Darek Trowbridge at Old World Winery in Fulton, next to Santa Rosa in the Russian River Valley AVA. Despite the capricious, cloudy and rainy weather, I had a good time discussing with an easy-going winemaker who … Continue reading

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A visit to Terroir

Shortly before Christmas, I paid a visit to Terroir in Soma, San Francisco. Terroir is an incredibly nice natural wine shop. And an incredibly nice natural wine bar. The kind of ambiance to enjoy with a date, or just to … Continue reading

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