Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Solipsistic Nature of Wine and Myself

The nature of self is fickle, prone to temper tantrums, runs of bad behavior, and can easily be abraded when brushing up against the ideals and ideas of others. But without the reflections seen in the shining eyes of an audience the self could lack validity--after all, without mirrors we might all believe ourselves beautiful,…
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Welcome to Alexander Valley

Didn't I grow up in a quiet stretch of country? Every passing year, I hear the name of my small sun-soaked valley on the tongues of people further and further abroad. There are some things they can't know. No one but me saw my grandfather sketch and paint a sign whose grape clusters parted to…
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Bedarra Wines

Look closely at the Bedarra label and the graphic of the grape leaf that is the Bedarra Vineyards logo. Embedded is the image of a palm tree and that leaf sums up the approach of Jeff and Brigid Harris to winemaking…bring the beach to the vineyard, make beach-worthy wines and capture your memories of the…
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