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Vintage 2011 in Review {Wherein I Brag a Bit}

December 28, 2011 The Press 1 Comment

The Best Things that Happened to A Long Pour this Year:

In no particular order, here are the best things that happened to A Long Pour this year, some of which has already appeared on ALP.

1. Got married.

2. Tried The Maiden (Harlan), twice, with very different results.

3. Picked our first Pinot Noir at Clos Pepe.

4. Got to work with the Paso Rhone Rangers.

5. Met Maggie Tillman.

6. Met Brandie (our secret friend).

7. Saw a new born Turkey at Jonata’s MJ Ranch.

8. Fed a Wild Boar at Jonata.

9. Met Matt Dees.

10. Attended Bonny Doon’s Day of the Doon IX.

11. Had dinner with Manfred and Elaine Krankl.

12. Met Justin Smith of Saxum.

13. Tried Saxum.

14. Met and then spent a lot of time with Matt Trevisan of Linne Calodo.

15. Spent a weekend making wine at Linne Calodo.

16. Met a legendary Santa Ynez resident who is very good at their job.

17. Shot a lot of pictures with Sanguis.

18. Ate noodles with Matthias Pippig and Jamie Kinser twice and pasta once.

19. Got a business license.

20. Was a finalist for best graphics at the 2011 Wine Blog Awards.

21. Wrote this list.

Currently there is "1 comment" on this Article:

  1. Wayne says:

    Naw, but I will admit it is a pretty good list. Too bad meeting you wasn’t on it. But hey, now we have 2012!

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