inspiration

This Pinot…

Just pulled it off the shelf in Whole Foods, Yulupa, at random.  ‘Cause I was curious about the wine from the label and the way the color scheme was situated on the label, all of it.  Finally when I was able to taste it, 3 hours after opening it—which served as a boon for sakes […]

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sip & jot

Light and inviting but prominent, unexpected roar decided in its hue, and its ‘much ado’.  Defiant in all the right ways with its approaching ebb, fast moves and slow, all poetry tasty and aglow.  This is an offering for anyone needing meditation, a serene scene, a change from the all-too-patterned high-alc’ fire-pours.  Too much hyphenation, […]

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Chalk Hill Winery Reaction

Wineries that leave an impression deeply instruct you on your relationship with wine—  Why you love it, why you chase certain varietals and regions, and if you’re in the industry why you elected this path rather than something safe, regular, expected.  I pulled into the parking lot, after the extended visual driveway, and didn’t allow […]

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