Sometimes, smaller is better

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Often times, people have the assumption that larger is better; whether it’s in wine, packages of snacks at Costco, or houses with more bedrooms than people in the town where I went to boarding school, the message is bigger is better.  Even in wine, the message can be bigger is better; while not referring to […]

Crushing it in Dogpatch

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Oh no you say!  Not another “do it yourself” urban winery!  Ok, I’d have to agree – that was my first reaction when I got the press release about Dogpatch Wine Works.  Since Crushpad abandoned their urban winery projects and effectively dumped its consumer based wine program after its move to Napa (and subsequent move […]

Yargh, there is Treasure on that thar Island!

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As I mentioned in an earlier post on this blog, there is a boom in urban wine making.  This past weekend, I found some new gems in my never ending search for tasty delights within the city limits. This small collective is located on Treasure Island, the former Naval base in the middle of San […]