Record-breaking wildfires, hurricanes and heatwaves cost the United States billions each year.
Wine, like sports, is best enjoyed with someone (or something) else. We love to pair up and drink wine, much the same way we like to pair wine with steak, with cheese, with fish, with charcuterie, with fruit, with making out.
Thus, a Green Valley Pinot Noir 2013 ($65), which comes from the coolest region of Sonoma, has "firm structure and natural
Lunch: Willi's Wine Bar. The small-plates menu at this former stagecoach stop is divided into "surf," "turf" and "earth." So
It was a few days before the beginning of Lent when I spotted the tree, a valley oak standing at the trailhead. I was on retreat at the Bishop's Ranch, a bucolic spot deep in California wine country and I had intended to take a brisk solo hike in the woods. But the old valley oak, its deadness, stopped me in my tracks.
Wines tasted: 2014 Sonoma Coast Rosé 2013 Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2013 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2013 B. A. Thieriot Vineyard