January 13, 2016

The Judge and The Master

“The clusters look like mice hanging upside down by their tails.” This was John Kongsgaard, describing his chardonnay grapes which…read more

December 11, 2015

Spottswoode & Cabernet

Most mornings, I walk my dog along the silent, pastoral Spottswoode Vineyard. The vineyard sits at the foot of the…read more

October 5, 2015

Why Wine Matters

Why does wine matter? Two days ago, I found myself pondering this, as the first 750 copies of the new…read more