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Making a small fortune in the wine business

Making a small fortune in the wine business

You’ve heard the old joke, right? Q:  How do you make a small fortune in the wine business? A:  You start with a large fortune and lose some of it. A clear sign of our dubious sanity is our decision to become wine importers and online retailers, despite not starting with a large fortune.  Today … Continue reading Making a small fortune in the wine business

This will be our shortest post ever

This will be our shortest post ever

This headline should make some of you happy, at least momentarily. And it is true - this will be a short post. We just wanted to link to a blog posted by our friends T Dracaena Wines. Not only are they super people, they make great wine. Here's a link to their blog post, which … Continue reading This will be our shortest post ever

Like Nonna’s cooking. If Nonna was a world-class chef.

The relatively tiny hamlet of Yountville in Napa Valley (population roughly 3,000) is home to some truly spectacular restaurants, including one with the coveted three Michelin stars and another with one Michelin star.  Among the remaining restaurants, there are several run by well-known celebrity chefs.  The San Francisco Chronicle's well-regarded food critic included 6 Yountville restaurants among the … Continue reading Like Nonna’s cooking. If Nonna was a world-class chef.

Grazie, Grassi

When people ask us about our move from Los Angeles to Northern California, we often say "the best part of living in Napa is ..."  After multiple times starting this same sentence but finishing  with a different "best part," our friends called us on it and challenged us to name the single best part about living in wine country. … Continue reading Grazie, Grassi