Record rainfall

As winter hangs on, we’re expecting more rain this week.

It’s over! Startlingly green hills, surging rivers and the snow-wrapped Sierra Nevada had already signaled what Gov. Jerry Brown made official Friday: The long California drought is over. There are still counties in the San Joaquin Valley stricken by dried-up wells, but most of the state is now out of the woods. Los Angeles Times

Wettest year on record in Santa Rosa.


From winter to spring

From Phyllis Diller’s File of 53,000 jokes:

“And, you know, of course they always say to Californians that we don’t have seasons. Of course, that is not true. We have fire, flood, mud and drought.”

From the mud – Happy Spring!

Rainy Day Reading

After a few dry days, we’re back to winter rains with a forecast for an “atmospheric river” next week.

Yesterday, Eric Asimov of the New York Times published his review of some Sonoma Coast Pinot Noirs he was able to purchase on the East Coast.

We enjoy working with a number of Pinot Noir vineyards and vineyard owners in Sonoma County.  Asimov reviews some great wines and wineries in the area.  Happy reading and sipping. Our family favorite pairing is Pinot Noir with Mexican food.  What’s yours?