Tag Archives: Grenache

Shirah Winery

After a short[er] newsletter last week, this week’s missive details the wonders of another boutique California winery – Shirah and as a result, is once again [ever-so-slightly] longer than usual.  Hopefully you will persevere as the story behind Weiss Brothers and their wines are well worthy of your attention. My first encounter with the libations […]

Hajdu (Brobdingnagian)

#293 – June 1, 2015 (Evolution of a Giant / Tales of Brobdingnag) It was nearly five years ago when I first wrote a brief newsletter about Jonathan Hajdu and his first two wines, getting the word out on his incredible new winery – then known as Brobdingnagian.  The talent was apparent with the first […]

The Best and the Brightest

#264 – February 20, 2014 Hot on the heels of my 2013 summary, it is time for my annual rating of the best wines I tasted in 2013. Being a lawyer by profession (and therefore a stickler for the rules), I am sticking to only to wines I tasted by December 31, 2013. My most […]