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Winemaking in the Russian River Valley: Jeremy Baker of Thomas George Estates

Winemaking in the Russian River Valley: Jeremy Baker of Thomas George Estates

| August 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mary Ladd profiles Jeremy Baker, who is in the business of making wines that include Pinot Noir at Thomas George Estates in the Russian River Valley. Baker explains why the area is a natural choice for a life that revolves around wine and food.

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Top 5 Local Wines that Made the Cut at Pinot Days

Top 5 Local Wines that Made the Cut at Pinot Days

| June 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Pinotphiles turned up in droves to taste their favorite grape at San Francisco’s Pinot Days. I went in search of local, undiscovered gems and found several which I have narrowed down to five, all south of fifty bucks (often the bottom line for a really good bottle of Pinot).

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Shhh, Greg La Follette’s Pinot Noirs Are Talking

Shhh, Greg La Follette’s Pinot Noirs Are Talking

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Sonoma winemaker Greg La Follette listens to his Pinot Noirs. As a result, they have a lot to say.

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Pop the Corks! Napa Valley’s Wine Harvest is Finally Underway

Pop the Corks! Napa Valley’s Wine Harvest is Finally Underway

| August 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s a day that wine growers, wine makers and wine drinkers all look forward to. This year the wait for that day was longer than usual. Cool summer temperatures pushed back the beginning of harvest by nearly two weeks. I visited one of the first wineries in Napa Valley to start picking grapes this year, Mumm Napa Winery.

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Outside Lands:  A First Timer’s Take on an Eco-Friendly Gourmet Music Festival

Outside Lands: A First Timer’s Take on an Eco-Friendly Gourmet Music Festival

| August 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Winding down summer at Outside Lands. A first timer’s view of the gourmet music fest.

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Wine Lands: Favorite Food + Band + Wine Pairings at Outside Lands

Wine Lands: Favorite Food + Band + Wine Pairings at Outside Lands

| August 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Local, small production winemakers shared top billing with bands and restaurants at this year’s gourmet music festival, Outside Lands.

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Harvest Time: Robert Sinskey Vineyards

Harvest Time: Robert Sinskey Vineyards

| September 12, 2009 | 0 Comments

Down the road, this frothy juice will become a suave Napa Valley Pinot Noir. But on this hot September morning at the beginning of the 2009 harvest at Robert Sinskey Vineyards, these grapes are just a day or two off the vine, busily fermenting its way from juice to wine.

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