Good wishes to those facing fire challenges in Sonoma

For the third season running, the principal wine areas of California are coping with fire. For the schadenfreude crowd who live for thrills of destruction when it happens to someone else, this is like two seats on the aisle in the orchestra for Hamilton. For normal...

Drawn from the work in progress

A postscript: this really occurred after completing a chapter of “Celebrating Stags Leap District: Decoding the people, the punctuation and world Disruptive Wine” so it literally represents writing after. You cannot make this stuff up, only record what proved a...