Monthly Archives: April 2013

This Article Was Supposed to be About Last Night’s Dinner Party.

Chapter 103 I had a fight with a Californian yesterday. I realize my mom is going to tell me that I shouldn’t bait them, especially when they’re in the wine industry and I may one day work with them, but I react badly to artifice, and there is nothing so artificial as a Napa Valley […]

We’re Drinking Better Stuff

Chapter 102 The wine business is in an interesting place. Indeed, the alcohol business as a whole is in an interesting place. The business of drinking is undergoing a fundamental shift all over the world, a shift that cuts across the old world/new world divide, applies equally to white and blue collar, red and blue […]