Author Archives: the drunken cyclist

About the drunken cyclist

I have been an occasional cycling tour guide in Europe for the past 20 years, visiting most of the wine regions of France. Through this "job" I developed a love for wine and the stories that often accompany the pulling of a cork. I live in Houston with my lovely wife and two wonderful sons.

Blackbird Flies in Napa Valley

Almost since the beginning of my exploration into American wine (for years I was strictly  focused on the French), I have tilted toward Sonoma County. There are myriad reasons for this, which there is no need to delve into now, … Continue reading

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