You thought the cork rate was getting better? Wes Hagen did a blog post this past week where he claimed a 25%+ rate of some level of taint! To show my support of his statement I immediately opened a corked Mount Eden Chardonnay. Then two days ago I opened a corked von Winning dry Riesling.
Never thought I would drink Grenache in the summer, but this has been an unusual summer with lots of very pleasant nights. I've drank more red wine this summer than I can ever remember. Of course it turns out that at least where I live, July was about 1 degree above the long term average temperatures. Just goes to show what we've gotten used to.
Pinon sparklers for about $22. Well that was a no-brainer.
Does anyone really kick back with a beer to watch the Little League World Series? It's not just one one ESPN network, but two!
Now that the Rudi K. saga is essentially "over" we can go back to drinking all those fabulous wines again! DRC anyone?