Wine Camping

One thing we noticed while camping and tasting wine in Monterey County this summer was that we seemed to be the only people bringing wine to our campsites.  All of our neighbors were bringing beer or children (or both), but not wine.  It’s probably a reflection of the greater cultural divide between wine and beer.  … More Wine Camping


  I went into my Monterey wine tasting experience this summer envisioning something very different than I got. I thought this would be the land of psychedelic, spiritual wines, it being so close to Jack Kerouac’s Big Sur and the famed but mysterious Esalen Institute (a spirituality retreat tucked into the woods and on the … More Monterey