Founder, Winemaker, Terroirist/Vinarchist and Prez-for-Life @BonnyDoonVineyd, Defender of Misunderstood and Underappreciated Doon-trodden Cépages of the Earth
Have not breached its portals, but this shop (formerly a travel agency) is quintessential Santa Cruz.
Everyone in the family contributing to the marketing effort for #beendoonsolong
Welcome to my world. This is my desk. (Wait for "after" photo) Note the Holmesian quantity of medicaments
Photo shoot with Food and Wine magazine of Cellar Door Cafe. This space really is magical.
Talkin' Sub-terroir Rhonesick Blues. Video should be out next week.
Filming the Sub-terroir Rhonesick Blues video. Great fun and so lovely to play with John Locke
Vegas is a dense thicket of signifiers, cultural detritus. Barthes would have gone crazy, Umberto, an Eco-disaster.
Braised lamb shoulder made by friends from Chef Charlie Parker's recipe (DEWN club bonus) 7 hrs to prepare
Sweet freedom. If not a stairway to heaven at least a temporary respite from CO2/ EtOH intoxication
What the world looks like after you have (succesfully) dug out a tank of Grenache.
Lovely soulful dinner at Dundee Bistro with new friends and many BDV alumni who had wit to migrate to NW
A rather amazing #fbzfest. I've done my share of winemaker dinners but this is quite special
Big Sur impossibly beautiful today, sparkling. Every time I visit reminded I have a gem in my pocket.
The interior if the machine (waiting to pick up cappuccino to go). Stay awake.
@pdxJenH You don't have to be jealous of King City visit. But I did drive down en Citroen.
Charlie and his crew. Customers are very very happy.
Chef Charlie just served a "tidepool risotto.". Now remember I have a rather jaded palate, but I am speechless
@winewatcher It is a 72 DS but red, always red. I've had it for 25 years. Have been towed to/from many vyds
Life's intimate moments. Putting daughter's and partner's garments out on line to dry.
@rehabc63 Glad you so enjoy Cigare. Recently landed; myself I'm ready for the return trip
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