Lake County Rising

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Last fall, a devastating fire ripped through one of the poorest counties in California.  It also happens to be one of the most interesting and up and coming wine regions in California.  Lake County, with it’s some 64,000 residents, was decimated. I personally experienced this tragedy through my friends, many of whom were immediately impacted – read full article –

Drinking for a cause!

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It’s that time of the year again!  Yep, Holiday in Carneros is this weekend, when 20 wineries throw thier doors open and celebrate the season with wine and food pairings! Featured wineries this weekend include: Tin Barn Adastra, Anaba Wines Bonneau Wines Ceja Vineyards Cline Cellars Enkidu Wine Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards  Homewood Winery – read full article –

Drinking for Charity!

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How would you like to drink some tasty wine, and donate to charity at the same time?  Well you can!  It’s true, there IS such thing as charitable drinking.  There are several wine projects out there that in part, or in full, donate proceeds to various charities.  In this case, Charity Case Wines were developed – read full article –

Are you single?

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Are you looking for adventure?  Want some one on one time with some really great wine? Then look no further!  SingleVineyard.com is a new dating site.   ok well not really.  BUT – it IS almost time for the 2nd Annual Russian River Single Vineyard night!  (And no, it’s NOT just for singles!)  What is – read full article –

Life interruptus: In Memorium of Krystal Pepper

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Sometimes, life throws you a curve ball.  Sometimes, you don’t get what you deserve.  This is certainly the case of my fellow wine blogger and friend, Michelle Lentz (@michellelentz), who’s 21-year old sister Krystal died suddenly from an undetected heart problem in 2007.  The recent death of actress Natasha Richardson and Krystal’s sudden death bring – read full article –