20 Questions with Andrew Mariani of Scribe Winery

scribe winery in sonoma wine with the taste sf
We’re kicking off our new 20 Questions series with Andrew Mariani, co-owner of Scribe Winery. We sat down with Andrew at his newly-opened Hacienda at Scribe Winery in Sonoma for a quick chat: Where were you born?  Winters, CA. Coffee or tea?  Coffee. Cream and sugar?  Black. Favorite cocktail?  Verjus and mezcal on ice with a... Continue Reading

Napa Winery: Stag’s Leap Wine Cellar

Stags Leap cellar Napa winery tasting room
Our first trip to California several years ago included a visit to Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, a legendary Napa winery that gained worldwide attention at the 1976 Paris Tasting. If you are not familiar, the short story is that Mike Grgich (of Grgich Hills Estate) made the winning white wine for Chateau Montelena, and Warren Winiarski, of Stag’s Leap, made the... Continue Reading