Monk’s (used to be a) Wine Bar

Monday, April 2nd, 2007

Chico, California USA — I thought this was a Wine Bar. I’ve been here before. I’ve had Schramsburg Champagne here. I’ve shared bottles of St. Amant Tempranillo here. Didn’t I? I was confused. It looked the same, A funky collection of chairs, couches and tables tucked into various corners offering both intimate and group seating [...]

Birthday Party

Tuesday, March 27th, 2007

Went out to dinner at the Black Crow last night for a friends 40th birthday. Had a number of good wines, in order of preference: Lolonis Petite Syrah 2003 Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet 2001 Toasted Head Chardonnay (don’t remember vintage Merryvale Profile 2001 Plus one other Napa cab that was horribly corked but more [...]

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