Apologia for Le Cigare Blanc

Years ago, when I had decided that Pinot Noir and that other Burgundian variety were just not going to work so well at our Estate Vineyard in the Santa Cruz Mountains, I began to focus instead on Rhône varieties. We produced then an extraordinary haunting wine from our Estate called “Le Sophiste,” a putative blend […] Read more and join the conversation...

Footnotes to Sub-terroir Rhônesick Blues

The reader may know or be able to infer that I live a somewhat convoluted, self-referential life; that is to say, many of my personal points of reference seem to exist in the realm of vinous and the arcane (generally both). Eliot footnoted The Wasteland; why not to footnote a Bob Dylan song parody about […] Read more and join the conversation...

BATAAN DEATH MARCH

BATAAN DEATH MARCH - Book Tour

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Join us for the second annual CIA Sommelier Summit!

Randall Grahm will be presenting at the Tuesday, April 25th (10-11:15 a.m.)

Breakout Session:
Natural Wines: WTF? (What’s the fuss?)

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Our crowdfunding campaign "Popelouchum Vineyard: 10,000 Grapes for a New Vine" is now over, but you can still buy perks, or donate to the cause.

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