The World in a Glass is a lighter look at wines from Napa Valley and beyond, created by the late Jack Heeger, a wine writer and copy editor at the Register. It’s now written by Sasha Paulsen, who has been wine editor at the Register since 1999.
Adam Lee came into Angèle carrying a bag of wine, ordered one of the Napa restaurant’s flower pots filled with French fries, and sat down to discuss what he has been up to since selling his Siduri Wines to Jackson Family Wines in 2015.
Michael Beaulac, winemaker at Pine Ridge Vineyards, took a sip from his glass and then spit the wine into the grate on the winery floor. I followed his lead and this caught the attention of a visitor in small tour group nearby.
Celia Gould, director of the Idaho State Department of Agriculture, cheerfully admitted to taking some teasing over the Idaho Wine Commission project. “People said, ‘You’re going to California to sell Idaho wine?’”
Robin Lail’s roots run deep in Napa Valley, and she has decided to use them to do her part to try to help a broader realm, planet Earth.