Hawk Wakawaka Interviewed at The Alaska Native Studies Blog

    Alaska Native Studies Interview by Thomas Swensen how meta. A screen capture of a site with a screen capture of my site. Thomas Swensen is a professor of Ethnic Studies at Colorado State University, having done his graduate studies at UC Berkeley. His family originates from Kodiak Island, a place my mom returns to often as her great grandmother’s family originates there as well.

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    Truchard: Wines of Quality + Value in Napa Valley

    Truchard Vineyards & Winery looking towards the fault line that runs through Truchard Vineyards — each hill contains a different soil type, and grows a different grape variety One of the first to plant in North Carneros, Tony Truchard began establishing his Truchard Vineyards in 1974 at a time when others thought growing vines in Carneros might be crazy.

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    Autumn Cocktails with Nonino Grappa

    Nonino Grappa Cocktails the bar at the Gritti Palace, Venice Fall’s cooler weather, and aromatic breezes proves a perfect time to shift to warming aromatic cocktails. Part of the Nonino project instigated by the three daughters has been working with mixologists around the world to create unique cocktails using the Nonino distillates.

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    Giannola Nonino: Behind the Success of Nonino Distillers, Friuli

    Listening to Giannola Nonino A year ago a few of us were lucky enough to share two days with the Nonino family. The Noninos are the most well known grappa producers in Italy, known for a series of innovations in production that succeeded in raising the status of grappa worldwide. While Benito Nonino distilled the grappa, his wife Giannola developed many of the ideas, and packagi ...

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    A Visit to School House Vineyard, the Spring Mountain District

    Visiting School House Vineyard John M Gantner at School House, July 2014 It’s a hint of old Napa — a vineyard far up Spring Mountain set down a slope behind an old house. There are no signs inviting visitors, or announcing the name. It’s the site of School House Vineyards. What is now School House Vineyards began as an 1800s 160-acre homestead, the School House just at the top, ...

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    Le Metro Vol XVII: Curator’s Reserve (and my final Le Metro)

    Le Metro Vol XVII: Curator’s Reserve Le Metro Vol XVII: The Curator’s Reserve has launched for October! This month, Aaron Epstein takes a different approach. Instead of following a particular theme, he selected a six-pack of wines he’s discovered and loved during all his tasting for Le Metro. A Year of Work with Le Metro It’s been a fantastic go working with Le Metro.

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    Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet, and Wine Blogging’s Willie Nelson

    Tasting Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet with Alder Yarrow As part of the VH1 Storytellers series, Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson record an acoustic album together. For classic country fans, like myself, it’s a beautiful moment bringing two of the greats together. In the liner notes Cash explains how sitting side-by-side with Nelson on stage, Cash couldn’t help but envy Nelson’s picking ability.

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