REASON’S CRITIQUE OF PURE RIESLING

Lynne Kiesling Kerry Howley’s essay on the documentary Mondovino at Reason is a very enjoyable read that captures some of both the economics and culture of winemaking. I also like its witty title! Howley discusses the main contrast in the film, between anti-globalism winemaker Aimé Guibert and global entrepreneur Robert Mondavi. Howley’s conclusion piques my … More REASON’S CRITIQUE OF PURE RIESLINGMore REASON’S CRITIQUE OF PURE RIESLING

WILL CALIFORNIA SEE BLACKOUTS THIS SUMMER?

Lynne Kiesling No, it’s not 2001 again (thank goodness). But the Pacific Northwest has had a very dry winter, with almost no snowpack to speak of and little rain, so the reservoirs that power the hydroelectric plants that provide California with a good chunk of its power are going to be hard pressed to do … More WILL CALIFORNIA SEE BLACKOUTS THIS SUMMER?More WILL CALIFORNIA SEE BLACKOUTS THIS SUMMER?