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Just How Long Has it Been?

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Well, to give you perspective, we’ve harvested a whole season’s worth of grapes, the Giants won the World Series…and then the new season already started, the 49ers went to the Superbowl, we celebrated Christmas, New Years, partied for our second annual House Party; finished Movable Feast, and are half way through the year 2013. Yes, that’s how long it’s been since my last post.  Yes, I’m still here.  I’d give you all the excuses, some legit, some just “excuses,” but I’d go against what I preach to my peers, friends, co workers…   Could I have found 5 minutes of my day to do a post?  Yes.  I can’t promise a weekly, or even every other week post, but I’ll do my best.

Been an interesting ride for sure.  We lost our iconic leader and friend, Mr. Barrett over this time.  We continue to adjust without him, but certainly can’t forget all he’s done for us; heck, for this country quite frankly.  He wasn’t the first person I’ve lost, and as life goes, won’t be the last.  It’s a reminder to remember to appreciate life every day; people around you; travel, live, enjoy life, do everything, eat great food, don’t keep holding on to that special bottle…there will be always more special bottles.  Open it, and make new memories!  Hopefully, with me of course.


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  1. I have a bottle of 1999 Montelena Estate Cabernet. Want to pop it with me? :)
    Good write up old friend!!!


    Casey Compton

    June 21, 2013 at 6:52 pm | Permalink

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George Blanckensee

An expert event planner and an avid basketball and sports fan, George can tell you about all the best off-the-beaten path eateries.

Kali Clark

A Napa Valley native, Kali returned to the area after a stint on the East Coast and can be found documenting the latest happenings at the Chateau. When not behind the camera, she likes to experiment in the kitchen, travel, and enjoy the outdoors