A Heroine In South Africa's Wine Industry →
After a long night of work, ironically, straight to bed is never the natural order. Inevitably I find myself creeping around the NY Times website to put my eyes to rest. This morning I took even less sleep when I came across an article that kept me awake with excitement. It is the story of…
Rob Sinskey tells the story of the 2003 Four Vineyards Pinot salvaged by the Laundry!
First in a multimedia gallery of a day at Robert Sinskey Vineyards. On August 22, team Nopa took a visit to one of our favorite producers in Napa. They were incredibly hospitable and prepared a very special lunch for us. Here is a panoramic of our luncheon set up and pristine views.
isawstephenwrites: I miss summer already. Not that it’s over, but I notice the days are shorter. And since I live in San Francisco ( a very windy pocket in fact), I should celebrate this. After all, we call our summer “Indian” and experience it when the rest of the country welcomes autumn. The whole thing about our summers being cold winters has a bit of merit. And even though I travel to work...
Who Knew Bill Clinton Was a Vegan!? →
Not surprisingly, this was prompted by his quadruple bypass last year. He talks about it here with Dr. Gupta on CNN. Given his well publicized affinity for eating (even subject of SNL fodder), this is obviously a significant ambassador for veganism. Hopefully people will begin to take seriously the merits of a healthy diet for preventative and recuperative healing. NPR article can be found here. ...
Happy Birthday, Louie!! →
Louie eating spaghetti with his wife Lucille in Rome; 1949
Scheurebe Podcast with Nopa Wine Director Chris... →
Listen to the Scheurebe Podcast Here Deegan does R&D One of my favorite parts about working at Nopa is the opportunity to work with and learn from immensely intelligent people who are dedicated to their craft. For us, that often means the study of artisan food and beverages. Among the top of the list, I would name Wine Director, Chris Deegan. For those that are familiar with the...