Enjoying the view in a mountain vineyard on a beautiful Saturday in Napa Valley wine country.
A very full Friday wine tasting, eating, and observing in Napa Valley.
The first wine grapevine to come to India was a Sauvignon Blanc smuggled in a suitcase past Indian customs from France in 1996. Sula Winery founder had five acres of land he inherited from his father, a dream and some serious tenacity – the first crop for vintage was 1999 and a new industry for … Read more
My cab dropped me off on a non- descript corner of the Sion neighborhood of Mumbai. My ticket for the bus to Nasik read "Pick-up location: Sion, Near Reliance Webworld." Silly me – I thought there was such a thing as a bus station. Another lesson learned – note an Indian bus station is a … Read more
It's official, I am a celebrity – I made the evening news. Jaipur Channel 5 interviewed me at the Central Museum. Apparently I was the only non-local in attendance at World Museum Day – which won me super tourist points. Asked to comment on the museum I noted their possession of a Gandhara Buddha statue … Read more
Bright eyed I jumped out of bed to get ready for my ride to Agra. I then spent an hour trying to get into my orange sari and not so bright eyed anymore – rather frustrated now- I gave up and put on my brown shalwar kameez and ordered breakfast. At 9 am sharp I … Read more
An adventure in Washington wine country.