Sonoma Shines!

I recently attended Sonoma in the City, the largest gathering of Sonoma wineries ever assembled under one roof (outside of Sonoma itself). With 100+ domains representing all 13 of the county’s AVAs (American Viticultural Areas) the range of styles, blends and winemaking philosophies was vast – not that this was unexpected but when you fill the ornate, Grand ballroom […]

The End of the World!

Sometimes the most amazing pearls of innocent reflection are offered up by the least-jaded to walk among us – the children! Often their curiosity is prefaced by nothing more than, “hey, you know what?” or, “did you ever wonder if ..?” My 11-year old son recently advanced a wonderfully-simple and deeply thought-provoking query of his […]