Yearly Archives: 2011

RIP Bantam Cellars + Welcome J. Foster Mitchell

On a recent trip up to Gold Country I was shocked to see that one of my favorite small wineries was no more.  Bantam Cellars, a fun, small, family winery, associated with Karly Wines, was a welcome respite from the increasingly overly corporate and packaged wineries in Amador County.  These were real people making real […]

Long Time, No Post

I was shocked to see that my last post was almost 6 weeks ago.  My does time pass when you’re having fun or freaking out with anxiety. Two of those 6 weeks, I was out of town feeling all soggy in the wilds of New Hampshire.  We only got 3 sunny days out of 14. […]

Emeryville Book Signing 8/12

Next weekend is going to be a busy one!  On Friday, 8/12, I will be selling and signing my book, Pour Me Another, at Cafe Aquarius, in Emeryville, thanks to the generosity of the proprietor, Patrick Feehan.  Cafe Aquarius is located at 1298 65th Street in Emeryville, between Hollis and Vallejo Streets. The cafe has a […]