Oscars preview and a few decent wines

Billy_Wilder.jpgMovies are not at all like wine even though analogies are easy enough. Movies are widely accessible inspiring a wide range of opinions by many; unlike wine which is often intimidating to the general public with opinions widely offered by a few experts. Films are transitory. Very few have staying power. While one seldom returns for the same exact bottle of wine a seasoned wine consumer learns to look for wines by the same producer or importer. Following films made by a particular director who gets the benefit of the doubt is the same as wine selected by importer Robert Chadderdon just because they are Chadderdon selections. (more…)

Wines for a “Dog Day Afternoon”

Can the summer go on too long? Izit possible? maybe….yes…..NO!!
I love to watch the weather guys and ladies put the week’s forecast up and all I see is 92, 94, 95, 93, 91. And you know what to you have to do. Enjoy it. Like the SRH gangsters above. That is Wes and Uma Hagen and David Corey on the right. David is a ton of fun (so is Wes). Like a mischievous puppy. He was dry-humping like crazy on this summer evening in 2005 only it wasn’t the pillow. It was another well known SRH winemaker and she took at least 15 minutes to tell him to cut that out. (more…)