Tag Archives: Pinot Noir

Food & Wine Thursdays: In Pursuit of Balance 2011

I spent a couple hours yesterday at the “In Pursuit of Balance” tasting in West Hollywood. The tasting, organized by sommelier and author Rajat Parr and Jasmine Hirsch, sales and marketing director of her family’s eponymous winery, “seeks to promote … Continue reading

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Food & Wine Thursdays: The Life, Death and Rebirth of California Pinot Noir

First, let’s leave Sideways out of this discussion entirely. I often find myself on the opposite side of arguments with many of my wine geek friends because of my firm belief that California does, in fact, produce great Pinot Noir. … Continue reading

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Food & Wine Thursdays: What’s in a Year?

The mainstream Wine Press has been abuzz with how great both the 2007 Napa Cabernet vintage and the 2009 Beaujolais vintage in France has been. Writers are calling both perhaps the best vintage in a decade or at least in … Continue reading

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