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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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2006 LA Dining Article for W&S

An article I wrote on the LA Dining scene (with wine) for Wine & Spirits.   LA restaurants W&S

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Hello world!

Hi all. This is my brand spanking new website, which will be filled with links to some articles, recent publications, status reports on my book project on the American Rhone Wine Movement, and (god help me) an occasional blog post … Continue reading

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