Just as this article was coming to press a couple of wines from Mercy Vineyards received honors at the 2013 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.
“Double Gold” 2010 Mercy Pinot Noir Arroyo Seco
After several years of working on the business side of the wine industry Mike Kohne and Mark Dirickson decided to embark on a joint venture specializing in pinot noir and chardonnay from Arroyo Seco in Monterey County. With the help of consulting winemaker Alan Phillips Mercy Vineyards is Read more
Moving to a new city is exciting in that it offers a variety of activities to indulge oneself and plenty of interesting people to meet along the way. However, unless you move somewhere with a pre-established social network its easy to feel a bit isolated when seeing all your friends back home posting hundreds of redundant photos on Googlebook+ from last weekend’s annual barbeque at the lake. If only they knew how hard you are trying to look happy in that photo you asked some stranger to take Read more
As much as I enjoy pinot noir I tend to shy away from it when browsing a wine list. It’s like that girl you occasionally see at Whole Foods who can make a guy nervous simply by passing through the bread aisle. A zepher if you will. Sure everyone likes pinot, but its just so cliché. Read more