Monday musing: Wine Cooperatives

Today’s Monday musing is about the place of cooperatives in the wine space. The photo above is of the growers at La Clavesana a cooperative in Piedmont that makes an amazing Dolcetto. For many years I have pondered cooperatives and their reputation and like many others I have set them in a separate category and... Continue Reading →

Monday Musings: Wine Samples Policy

Today's musings are about receiving wine samples and how to declare that they are samples. These pictures are of bottles that I put together when I make my wines. Sometimes I out labels on them but often I do not. If I give them to someone, I declare it's home made. These are my Super-Teaneck... Continue Reading →

On the Passing of John Lewis

I've spent the weekend watching all the tributes to and about the passing late Friday night of the civil rights icon John Lewis, Congressman from Georgia for more than 30 years. He has been one of my heroes for many decades since I first read his story and heard him speak. We have so few... Continue Reading →

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