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John Herbstritt

White Burgundies

How many times a week do I hear the words “I don’t like Chardonnay”? Each time it cuts me to the quick, since this grape can make wines that are utterly sublime. But in a lot of ways, Chardonnayhas been the agent of her own undoing. She was admired and … Continue Reading

John Herbstritt

Organic Pumpkin Beer Done Right

Although in SF Summer is just beginning — or rather, continuing — in other parts of the country Instagram feeds are starting to fill up with crunchy leaves, football and new fall looks. For beer aficionados it is the dreaded season of the pumpkin beer. Often overly spiced, sweet and … Continue Reading

John Herbstritt

Where the Buffalo Roam

The Buffalo Trace Distillery is one of the biggest names in bourbon distilling. The distillery itself has had many names over the years, and records indicate that the site has been used for distilling since 1775, making it one of the oldest continuously operating distilleries in the United States.  Buffalo … Continue Reading


Enjoying the Peak of Tomato Season

One of the most exciting times of year in the Bay Area is when the local farms start harvesting tomatoes in early June. By the time September rolls around, the local tomato season has hit its peak. All the local farmers from the Pescadero Coast to the Sierra foothills have … Continue Reading


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