Try Pours

bottledaux Think I want to give Zinfandel another shot.  I all but dismissed the varietal from my life, no matter how it was produced and no matter how innovative the producer thought he or she was during fermentation and aging.  But, now I’m open to a little exploration, a little Zin search, and a little […]

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Wine, Words

It’s all relative to our Human Experiences, but some wines I’ve had recently for some reason speak in cosmic terms; the stars, the planets, the orbits, gravities, and what be.  Not just those simplistic and dumbing monosyllabic notes from Wine Spectator.  Something more personal and intimate, something connected to your Personhood.  How do you describe […]

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BOTTLED THOUGHT:  005

Tonight I think I’m opening this Chardonnay that I’ve had in the fridge for a while.  Not sure why, just something I think I’m going to do.  Any why not.  Isn’t wine about the impulse, about the spontaneity?  About that ‘leap’?  I’m hoping it’ll be one way, then I hope it’s another— who knows.  It’s […]

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