Growing Vines & wines

Waiting for a set … It was quite a season for Longboard. I just wanted to say thanks for all the support I received from all. Your emails, the phone calls from surfers and wine lovers saying they saw a bottle here, tried one there and just HAD to have some more truly made me feel fuzzy all over (well, at least I hope it was that and not the sulfur dust from the vineyards…) As ...

I distinctly remember the smell of the damp and salty air, one early evening in 1984. I drove my beat-up blue 1969 VW station wagon to the edge of the cliff we named “Tamboulina”, just north of the city of Tel-Aviv. My three best buddies Udi, Oren and Avi (aka Avroom) and I decided that sunset at the cliff would be the perfect way to say goodbye. I was headed to UC Davis, and a ...