Category Archives: People

Third story in four weeks. Does this make me a veteran?

I was very happy to find out yesterday afternoon that my latest story would be running in today’s Napa Valley Register. When I write my own stories, the editor just holds them until a week when the Friday wine section … Continue reading

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New Year, New Job: Reporting for the Napa Valley Register!

One of the great things about life is never knowing what’s going to happen next. Take my new job, for instance. As I spent more and more time becoming immersed in the Napa Valley, I kept meeting people and learning … Continue reading

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What could be better than living in the Napa Valley?

Aah, it’s funny how perspective depends upon your point of view. Many of you know how fortunate I feel that Laurie and I moved here 19 months ago. In many ways it is the best decision of my life, and … Continue reading

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(Just another) Afternoon on Pritchard Hill

Two Saturdays ago Laurie and I were able to participate in the second annual (at least we hope it will be annual!) “Afternoon on Pritchard Hill,” which was put on by five of the wineries located in this often-overlooked sub-region … Continue reading

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Hauling grapes (and bins) for Clos Du Val during Harvest 2012

Last week I had the privilege of riding along with my friend Ron Wicker to get a taste of what I call the “infrastructure” part of harvest. As avid readers of this blog know, Ron runs a vineyard management company, … Continue reading

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