On a dreary, rainy morning, Bob, Maggie, Laura and I climbed into Bob's pickup and checked out the incredible views from the vineyards. These young vines are producing sensational fruit and Bob is making superior wines.
Where we've fallen short I believe is in engaging you and opening a dialogue with you. I take full responsibility and I intend to change that. We've always wanted this to be a two way street and I encourage you to let us know how we can improve the experience for you.
Napa was a hotspot for "speakeasies" and "comfort houses" during prohibition. It had a reputation for being rough and tumble. George has a way with bringing the past to life and he captivated us all with tale after tale.
The drive up the mountain can be harrowing, so allow plenty of time. The reception at the winery can be no less than frigid if you have not done your homework and made a reservation confirmed by email well in advance of your arrival. Cain is not a winery on the "party bus" tour of Napa.
We awoke yesterday morning to torrential rains. We decided to head to Sonoma and some of my old stomping grounds. The drive was an adventure, with winds whipping and rain coming down so hard we could barely see the road.