Category: On The Vine: Lyle W. Norton

The passion of Chateau le Puy

Jean Pierre Amoreau’s family has been farming grapes naturally on the same Bordeaux estate since 1610. As far back as…

5 days ago

Tablas Creek: Patriarch of California Rhones

Today, the Paso Robles region is known for producing the best Rhone-style blends outside of iconic Rhone Valley appellations like…

2 weeks ago

The Viader Estate story

The views are both serene and spectacular, overlooking much of the Napa Valley. The vines below the outdoor deck seem…

3 weeks ago

Iconic Adelaida Cellars

I recently spent some time in Paso Robles visiting old favorites like Adelaida Cellars and Tablas Creek from the Adelaida…

4 weeks ago

Chilean Pinot Noir

Aside from Burgundy in France, we, in California, enjoy the finest pinot noir in the world, sourced from five major…

1 month ago

Discover LaRue wines

I wondered, as I drove to meet Katy Wilson at the secluded Emmaline Ann Vineyard in Sebastopol, what would motivate…

1 month ago

My whites of Summer

For absolutely no logical reason, the warmer weather reminds me of my best-loved white wines. The foggy mornings in Sonoma…

2 months ago

Von Strasser Wines diversified

Rudy Von Strasser has been making his own wine in the Napa Valley since 1990, focusing exclusively on cabernet sauvignon…

2 months ago