Tag Archives: Santa Cruz

Beyond the Tasting Room: My SOMM Summit Wine Journey, Part 1

When I got the call from Alexandra Pace at the San Francisco Wine School telling me that I had won two tickets to the 2017 SOMM Summit, International Wine & Spirits Symposium last month in Seattle, Washington—plus lodging—I was speechless. … Continue reading

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My Search for the “Romance” in Remuage

When the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” is asked, how often does someone say, “I want to be a remueur.” Probably never. French for “bottle turner,” a remueur is someone who performs the act … Continue reading

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Get Your Groove On in Moss Landing

As a contributing writer to WineFoodExplorer, I took a day trip to a place that is close to my hear, where the wildlife is abundant, the food is fantastic and the hospitality is always welcoming. Read more here, Get Your … Continue reading

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