Hospice Du Rhone

  • What I Drank Last Month (Nov 2013) Part 2

    … By Nikki Lincoln Here is the second part of my post on November wines. Part one can be found here. Cline 2012 Ancient Vines Zinfandel This wine was a sample sent over a few months ago. I had wanted to hold onto it for a little while but I had been craving a good Zinfandel and decided to open the Cline Ancient Vines sample. I’m glad I opened…

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  • Hospice du Rhône {Blackberry Farm}

    …On the Saturday of Hospice du Rhône, as lunch wraps up, the auction kicks into full swing. After introductions from John Alban and comments from Chris Cherry of Villa Creek, Jesse Ventura, a Central Coast Auctioneer, and his gang of cowboy side-kicks get down to business. We mistakenly got a paddle, thinking there would be [...]…

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  • Hospice du Rhône {John Alban}

    …I was surprised to learn just how involved John Alban is with Hospice du Rhône. From moderating panel discussions, to acting as the MC, John is a central part of the organization. We had our first Alban that weekend, although not at the event. Thursday, on the eve of Hospice, while at dinner with friends, [...]…

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  • Hospice du Rhône {The Girl + The Fig}

    …There were many stand-out moments at this year’s Hospice du Rhône. For Damaris and I, our first Hospice, the entire weekend was special, with many opportunities to try new things. Of course, the wine was fantastic, but we start our Hospice coverage with a focus on another aspect of the event, the food. Good wine [...]…

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  • You Can't Miss Hospice du Rhone!

    …I went into a wine bar this week to grab a pre-dinner glass with a good friend. Sitting on the bar were a bottle of Gigondas and a bottle of Vacqueyras that did not appear on their list. When inquired, the bartender indicated that they were samples from a rep, and they were waiting on the owner to taste to see if he wanted to carry them in his…

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