Kathryn Kennedy’s Estate Cabernet Sauvignon remains a beautiful expression of Santa Cruz Mountains’ wines, and the courage of her convictions continues to inspire women and others today.
This person writes lovely articles about life in France … it keeps me dreaming =)
What do the French do on a long weekend? They go to the countryside! Easter Monday is a national holiday, because although the Revolution established France as a diligently secular country, folks weren’t so foolish as to relinquish days off.
On a back road that rivaled any pot-holed, rutted safari track, cars with not-local plates passed nonstop under a brilliant spring sun. More cars were parked under trees, their passengers scattered in the brush–a taste of wilderness without having to walk too far.
They were after asparagus, mostly. The thing to eat on Easter Monday is an omelette, preferably with asparagus, preferably wild asparagus. You need better eyesight than mine to spot it–fine green stems against more green. “It’s not the same green!” my friends explain. But I have gone asparagus-ing and even when it was…
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There's the saying, now here's the sip... I chose this wine to go with that saying because there is magic inside this bottle longing to reveal itself ... and, it's nice to believe in a little magic and delicious hidden secrets. Some may say Cathy Corison's wines are delicious hidden secrets, but I'm not so sure…
Last night, there was no bubbling caldron, but there were bubbles. And, there was no pairing wine with Halloween candy, just a group of friends and good fun doling out confections to the kids. Personally, I think very few wines pair well with candy—but I'll save that for another post.