Monthly Archives: September 2012

Quote from a likely lady

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” Virginia Woolf Advertisements

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On the Last Hill in Missouri before the Gulf

The Wine Writing Class stopped at to see Jerry Smith at River Ridge Winery near tiny Commerce, Missouri, in the late afternoon and evening yesterday. We compared grape varietal clusters, peered under leaf canopies, and tasted the River Ridge array … Continue reading

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Wine Writing Class Goes to Ground

The Wine Writing Class went way underground in the Cave Vineyards cavern near Ste. Genevieve this morning. We spent time with Mary Jo Strussione and daughter Laura and learned a thing or two about biscotti and wine combinations. Laura says, … Continue reading

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Wine Country Writing Class on the Road!

Join me this week on my Wine Country Writing class four-day field reporting trip! The class is examining not only wine culture and how to write about it, but also how wine is produced, agricultural issues in the vineyard, and … Continue reading

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