Our Manifesto

Manifesto! “Workers of the world unite! You have nothing to lose but your chains.” That is the headline quote from the most famous of all manifestos, the Communist Manifesto (1848). Another equally famous one begins, “When in the Course of human...

Our Producers

Our Favorite Producers (Note: Links will be active Wednesday 3/8) G.D. Vajra of Piemonte, Italy Steininger of Austria Durin of Liguria, Italy Scacciadiavoli of Umbria, Italy J. Mourat of The Loire Valley,...

Durin Winery of Liguria, Italy

This is a nice Ligurian primer. Especially the page on the cuisine of Liguria. Listen to the Wine Wednesday podcast about Scacciadiavoli on 106.1 The Corner Tasting notes by Laura and Antonio Basso, owners and winemakers of Durin Winery Durin, Riviera Ligure di...

February Wine Features

Broc Cellars, Love White 2015 – $19.99 (90% Marsanne, 7% Roussanne, 3% Viognier; Berkeley, California) “Broc Cellars fits hardly anybody’s idea of a California winery. You won’t see any cellars, for one thing, or anything remotely pastoral, like a vineyard. The...

Winter Wine Dinner at Vivace

Vivace Winter Wine Dinner January 25th, 2017 6:30 pm, $75/person   Add some light and warmth to these long winter nights by joining us for superbly-crafted cuisine featuring dishes from Rome to Northern Italy. There will be cheer, story-telling, and of course,...