Archive for June, 2009

Sauvignon Blanc Bloom at Hyde Vineyards

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Mia and I went to Hyde Vineyards to check out how the Sauvignon Blanc had set during bloom. The weather so far this year has been a little cool, and uneven. One week it’s warm, the next it’s cold. So it’s good to get out to different vineyards and see how the weather this spring [...]

Kaguya (Selene)

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

Selene is the Greek Goddess of the full moon. I sometimes wonder what she sees when she’s looking at us. Mia is really in touch with all the phases of the moon. You can ask her where it is, and what stage it’s in at any time, and she can tell you on the spot. [...]

The Wine Spectator’s BYO Magnum Party – Napa

Friday, June 5th, 2009

Mia has been fortunate to be invited to The Wine Spectator’s “Bring Your Own Magnum Party” for a few years now. I’ve been even more fortunate to be her guest invitee. The first year I went it was like a celebrity scene for me. I was like a country girl on her first day in [...]