- There is a communion of more than our bodies when
bread is broken and wine drunk.
And that is my answer,
when people ask me: Why do you write about hunger, and
not wars or love?
--M.F.K. Fisher in The Gastronomical
is and always was a great artistic opportunity.
--Frank Lloyd Wright (Robbins 65)
Wine, from long habit, has become an indispensible for my health.
- Thomas Jefferson
worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are
the number you get in a diamond.
Mae West (Robbins 161)
This Heaven Gives Me a Migraine
Wine Blog. Great links... attitude could improve.
If you like Merlot, this site is not for you. Or heavily oaked and doubly fermented Chardonnays, this site is not for you.
Thomas Jefferson and Wine
PBS show: "Set against the backdrop of Jefferson's Monticello, the great wine regions of France, the Napa Valley and the historic Virginia landscape The Cultivated Life: Thomas Jefferson and Wine guides the viewer on a visual journey of the life of the founding fatehr of American viniculture."
Dry Creek Valley - Sonoma - "Since 1998 Quivira has been conducting a creek restoration project, to restore the steelhead and Coho salmon population. That project led to a deeper environmental commitment across the entire estate, and in 2002 Quivira began to farm organically and biodynamically. In 2005 Quivira also became a solar-powered winery."
Stag's Leap District - Napa Valley - "Today, we partner with owls, songbirds, hawks, bats and other wildlife to cultivate our vineyards. Thanks to their efforts, along with cover crops, we don’t use insecticides, chemical fertilizers or rodent poisons. We recycle our water, make our own compost and we’ve converted to 100 percent solar power.