Joe "interviews" some of the way-cool bloggers attending the 2009 Wine Bloggers Conference in Napa & Sonoma. We learn about wine battling monsters, smoking the hookah, and inappropriate cleavage shots. Oh, yeah, and wine.
Damn my over-processing brain.
I was going to write about two wines that I tasted last week while I was in in Napa & Sonoma for the Wine Bloggers Conference… technically I was actually (sweltering) in Tacoma when I tasted them, but I received the wines in Napa & Sonoma…
Anyway, I was going to write about these wines when my ever-processing, never-lets-me-rest brain decided to switch it up on me. Now, it turns out I’m writing about not getting these wines. Or, writing about writing about not getting these wines. This will all clear up in a minute or two. I think.
The wines in question are C. Donatiello’s Rose, and the new 2006 release of Prime Cellars’s Cab. Both of them are very, very good wines, the kind of wines that I want to get to know and want others to get to know – small production, interesting, made by up-and-coming, passionate winemakers who are tweaking things, trying to find the right balance and improving their wines early on with every vintage.
The thing is, I’ve been wondering if I should write about these wines.
Because chances are that you can’t get them…
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Joe "interviews" some of the winemaking peeps that took part in the 2009 Wine Bloggers Conference, including Quintessa, Ladera, and John Tyler Wines.
Chaos ensues, as does the Macarena. It’s better if you’re drunk. I promise…