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Thinking of Scotland


Shortbread and a wee dram, gets me thinking of Scotia. Thanks Bob, for the inspiration, I think this is near where you live

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Vézer Family Winery, sun, and paint – nice!


One of the perks of my travels is finding an hour or two to visit a new winery. This was quite a find. Vézer Family Winery in Fairfield, CA. I had a glass of the 2012 Estate Verdelho, just right … Continue reading

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Terroir – People, places, moments


Great wines connect us with people, places, and the moment. The Comtesse du Cheapeaux Vin, reminds us that a $10 bottle of wine can be magical. She knows that terroir is more than the dirt and the weather. Terroir is the people, … Continue reading

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Success, as evasive as a great wine


Both the indefinable and the elusive torment and motivate us humans. We can spend a lifetime pursuing success or the perfect wine, approaching both but rarely reaching either. Success and good wine share many qualities; neither are as simple as … Continue reading

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Wine O’Clock window


This painting was inspired by a wonderful lunch at favorite place, Wine O’Clock in Prosser, Washington. Part of the Bunnell Family Wineries, great food and wine. Try the flatbread with pear and other goodies, worth the drive from Seattle. Painting … Continue reading

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Wine while waiting for flight


A Rodney Strong Cab at the Cathay Pacific room in San Francisco

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