Alma de Cattleya, Sonoma Soul and Spirit

    You could call Bibiana Gonzalez Rave (pictured above with her husband Jeff Pisoni) a soulful winemaker. So much that the the name of her winery, Alma de Cattleya, combines “Alma” the Spanish word for soul” and “Cattleya” the Spanish word for orchid (the national flower of Colombia).  It’s her way of paying homage […]

Digging into 2021 Samples

2021 Samples

        This year I’ve gotten to dive deep with so many winemakers – mostly virtually – and taste some amazing wines. I knew that I was behind the curve on samples, but I didn’t realize how far behind the curve.   I had gotten so behind that I started to just tell […]