August, 2006

  • August 31, 2006 • Culture Dept., Sonoma Co. • Views: 124

    Nomaville: Apocalypse Now or Later

    A noteworthy byproduct of writing these columns is that I’m often approached for other related kinds of work. Happily, I’ve been asked to do my cockeyed shtick at weddings, sharpen my rapier wit at ribbon cuttings, pen pithy...

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  • August 30, 2006 • Culture Dept. • Views: 201

    SonomaWino: Pour Guy

    Bartender Danny Donaldson knows the velocity of vodka and the g-force of gin. The popular staffer at the Lodge at Sonoma’s Carneros Bistro is a practitioner of “flairing,” an acrobatic admixture of equal parts bartending and, well,...

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  • August 25, 2006 • Culture Dept. • Views: 110

    The Week That Was: Robots and Booze

    Greetings Brilliant and Beautiful Readers – Here in the wine country, much to-do is made of “pairings,” as in the ubiquitous mash-up of wine and cheese. Other noted pairings include Romulus and Remus (or their modern...

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