Klinker Brick's Old Ghost is born from a tale worthy of Halloween.
On a dark, foggy morning long ago
In a place few would dare to go
There stood a grower in the eerie light
Gazing at a frightful sight
Gnarled vines cast shadows in the mist
Causing the grower to wonder, what is this?
As the sun rose, it became all too clear
The grower had nothing to fear
The shadows cast were old and true
Zinfandel clusters showing flecks of blue
The gnarled vines would soon bring cheer
For their fruit went into bottles loved far and near
No one could have known on that dark, foggy morn
A beautiful wine would be born
So, what to name this wine crafted from its spooky host?
But simply and aptly ... the Old GhostContinue »
Behind an iconic wine brand, such as Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi, are everyday people like Todd Ziemann: Talented, committed and above all, passionate.
“The way I like to make wines is fruit with layers of complexity,” Ziemann said. “Fruit is the focus.”Continue »
Our hearts ache in the wake of the devastating fires in Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino counties.
But together we can help.
California’s regional wine associations have united in the #CAWineStrong statewide fundraising project from now through the end of October. Whether winery, restaurant, other business owners or individuals, there is a way for you to pitch in and help. Here’s how:Continue »
Cindy Della Monica started baking bread when she was 8 years old growing up in Cupertino.
She took to gardening at age 10.
She clearly embraced farm-to-fork before it became a movement.
“The farm-to-fork movement is huge,” she said, “though that’s what we used to do all the time.”
And Della Monica still is following her childhood passion.
Cheese Central, a boutique, stand-alone cheese shop at 11 North School Street in downtown Lodi, is the culmination of Della Monica’s 40-plus years in the culinary arts. She enjoys helping educate visitors about the wonderful world of cheese – an art form nearly as old as civilization itself.Continue »