Happy Friday Everyone!
I hope you are staying cool as an incredible heat wave is gripping most of the country. I, for one, am on my way down to Ocean City, Maryland with some friends and I plan on staying cool with the ocean and frosty beverages. This weekend looks like it is turning into the perfect opportunity to drink crisp, vibrant white wines from regions such as Muscadet, Txakoli, the Mosel or northeast Italy. Either way, remember to grab something interesting and pace yourself!
Below is this week’s edition of the Friday Five – five stories that you might have missed this week. It has been a few weeks since the last installment, but a couple of weeks in Europe and a couple catching up with work have taken their toll. Anyhow, without further adieu, the Friday Five!
A New Santa Cruz
On Sunday, San Francisco Chronicle columnist Jon Bonne dives more deeply into relatively unknown vineyards areas within the Santa Cruz Mountains. Though the region turns out world-class Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir...