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In fact Melie has become obsessed w/ corks, wishing to incorporate them into school craft project. Collects labels too
Holy Moses! Went down for coffee at LAX Marriott. Upon return, the Gideons have left a new Bible at every door
Airship sighted over Alta Loma Vyd whence comes Grenache for Cigare. A most auspicious sign
Still possible to find a good seat at Kresge College (UCSC) book signing/dramatic reading.
Discreet turnout at book signing event essentially means more cheese for me.
#beendoonsolong book reading/signing at the very keen UCSC campus, my Alma mater.
Unloading cases of #beendoonsolong books, hand schlepped by company truck. Some redistribution of load on Hwy 17
Doing some vyd work for first time in a while. Thinning CDS Grenache, removing sunburned & not fully colored clusters
Botrytised roussanne in all its glory. Alas not quite enough to produce Vol des Anges again this year.
The Beeswax Vyd-roussanne and grenache blanc for Cigare Blanc. Note ginormous hill in background, very favorable feng shui
Looking at lovely Grenache cluster or approx 120,000 (2 clusters/lb x 2000 lbs/ton x 30 tons). In any event, ready soon.
L'esprit de mi-ouest (this time with attachment)
Ok, folks. You will just have to wait your turn.
Ginormous crowd queued up for book signing at Steve's Wine Market in Madison. One to a customer, please.
Les tentations gastronomiques de Milwaukee. Yes, that is candy corn.
At the DMV addressing fix-it/registration issues anent a Citroen that was at garagiste the better part if a year
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