Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Grapevine – A Great American (Wine) Story

John Balletto is an embodiment of the American Dream, although this particular dream contains more wine than most.  An entrepreneur based in the Russian River Valley, located in Sonoma County, Balletto rose up from practically nothing to establish the Balletto … Continue reading

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The Sip – May 2012 – The Wages of Gin

A literary man named Theodore Geisel once said, “If I were invited to a dinner party with my characters, I wouldn’t show up.”  Yet one fateful night in 1925 during Prohibition, Mr. Geisel was quite the character himself, throwing a … Continue reading

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