Tag Archives: Chardonnay

Date Nite at B&V’s

We’ve really outdone ourselves this evening. Dinner is a parchment paper packet of saffron infused halibut. In the packet, along with the halibut are fresh carrots sliced thin and on the bias, pre-cooked in a white wine and saffron “tea”, … Continue reading

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EYE Problem

EYE can’t see me sitting in a cube today. Grape harvest is going full bore and grapes wait for no man. As an open invitation has been extended to V&I to show up at French Creek whenever we want, and … Continue reading

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Saturday and Goose Ridge

Saturday morning arrived with mild regrets for a missed opportunity to photograph some of those very fast grape harvest workers. We are, however, excited for the opportunity of a ride to Fidelitas in D&V’s red, convertible, 1950 Willy’s Jeepster, and … Continue reading

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15 French Creek

A song, “Waiting in the Weeds” off the last album by the Eagles is running through my head. It is a melancholy ballad type song with lyrics describing cycles of life and love as only Don Henley and collaborator Steuart … Continue reading

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The Intern’s Last Hurrah

Crack! The ball leaps off the bat and into the air. The heads of the fans turn skyward to follow the flight of the ball in the early evening dusk. It is another foul ball and all but the fans … Continue reading

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Corvette Watch

Corvette watch – week 3. Still no Corvette yet and to tell the truth we were almost seduced by a sultry European, but we held strong. When a good friend found out that we were on the precipice of the … Continue reading

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Spring Tasting – Chardonnay

Five weeks have come and gone since “The Napa Wedding” and those weeks have been filled with various wine related activities. Somehow or other I have turned another year older. To commemorate this momentous occasion a good friend, Damon LaLonde, … Continue reading

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Napa California (Part 4)

Everything associated with this trip to this point has gone exceedingly well, discounting the minor driving missed turns and parking lot anxieties, anyways. It is well understood that missed turns and parking lot anxieties are just part of the deal … Continue reading

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Napa California (Part 3 – The Wedding)

I check the time on my cell phone. Who needs a watch these days? The wedding is supposed to start at 6:30, that is about 45 minutes from now. That is plenty enough time to get a feel for V. … Continue reading

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The Search

After a dinner of Posole, the soup of Hispanic origin, and tortillas with a little extra “color” from warming them up over an open flame, I say, “Let’s find those notes to the Rulo Chardonnay tasting we did over the … Continue reading

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