Monthly Archives: June 2013

Cabernet in Napa, Cabernet in Walla Walla

The following is a slightly edited version of a speech I delivered at the first Celebrate Walla Walla event held the third weekend in June, 2013, comparing cabernet sauvignon in the two regions: I want to thank the Alliance for … Continue reading

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WRO, A Taste of the Truth, December 2007

“A Taste of the Truth” When you visit kj.com, the home page of the Kendall-Jackson, there is a picture of its patriarch and owner, Jess Jackson, leg up on a pile of attractive rubble in one of his vineyards. Beneath … Continue reading

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WRO, l’Affaire Ojai, February, 2008

Adam Tolmach owns Ojai Winery, in California’s south Central Coast. He’s been making wine for more than 30 years, with significant stints at Zaca Mesa and a brief but important period as a partner with Au Bon Climat’s Jim Clendenen. … Continue reading

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WRO, Wine as a Muse, July, 2008

I recently attended lunch at Lucques with Christian Moueix, one of the world’s best known winemakers, proprietor of legendary Bordeaux properties (most on the Right Bank) including the great Pomerols Chateau Trotanoy and Chateau Petrus, as well as Dominus, the … Continue reading

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