Hospice Du Rhone

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

    … Velocity 100% Petite Sirah. The wine was full of plum and blackberry flavors with some pepper as well. It was another wine that felt perfect for fall. When I went through my pictures, I also found it funny that my devious cat snuck into the background to give me one of her judgmental glares. Price: $28 Imagery 2008 High Valley Tempranillo I always…

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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…

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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!

    … a big event) that is the single most efficient way to learn and have one hell of a weekend. Rapidly approaching, Paso Roble's Hospice du Rhône is one of the best weekends of my year, one of the funnest couple of days you can spend, and a wonderful place to learn that Gigondas in the $30 range can be wonderful - not at all dirty tasting. This year's…

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