Northern California Wine Country – St Helena

The move Sideways with Paul Giamatta is hilarious and one of my fav films. It’s based in Solvang, California and spurred a new wave of wine-tasting-tourism. There was even a Sideways wine tasting bus tours starting at the Hitching Post (featured in the film) through the town.  It also had a major negative impact on Merlot. If you’ve seen the …

I Love Clay – Exploring the 30A Nursery

I’ve been going to 30-A ever since I was a little boy. Growing up in Atlanta we were an easy 5 hr drive from the World’s most beautiful beaches. We spent countless summer days running through the sugar white sand, exploring the dunes and swimming in the crystal blue waters of the Gulf. One of my all time favorite nurseries …