Category: Features

Iconic Mitchell’s Ice Cream turns 65

Linda Mitchell gets a little choked up upon thinking about her family’s ice cream store’s 65th anniversary celebration on July…

5 days ago

Steer clear of VIP disease

Varying medical protocols because someone is extra-special can lead to problems. If you are extra-special, I suggest you request plain…

1 week ago

Pine Ridge Winery turns 40

Many years ago, I purchased a 1982 vintage of Pine Ridge Stag’s Leap Cabernet Sauvignon, cellared it and drank it…

1 week ago

Jahi McMath and the ongoing legal battle around brain death

Usually, I use this column to answer questions. Today, I will discuss the death of Jahi McMath and the new…

2 weeks ago

The roots of Gehricke wines

Old Gehricke Road, near the town of Sonoma, is simply a strip of asphalt between two vineyards, but for kids…

2 weeks ago

The testosterone trap

What is a woman? The question has confounded sports authorities forever. The current attempts to regulate this controversy are doomed…

3 weeks ago

PG&E customers may see fee hike in light of North Bay fires

This week’s column expands on last week’s discussion of the implications of CalFire’s recent reports faulting Pacific Gas & Electric…

3 weeks ago

Prosecco 101

The first ever National Prosecco Week was June 11-17. For those who missed the limited pomp and circumstance, I can…

3 weeks ago