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Barbaresco!

By Greg Linn | November 3, 2009

If you’ve learned anything from my blogs, you would know by now that I’m not a great writer. In fact, if any of my high school teachers knew I was writing anything, they would probably roll over and die. Come to think of it, they’re more than likely all dead by now! So, if there’s…

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To Stem or Not To Stem is The Question

By Greg Linn | October 27, 2009

I knew sooner or later I would have to take on this subject. Since I have talked about it for years, I guess it’s time to lay it on the line. If a poll were taken amongst those considered to be some of the country’s most well known winemakers, most would not even consider using…

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Mark’s Duck House – December 2008

By Greg Linn | October 11, 2009

Mark’s Duck House December 2008 Robert Parker The big holiday bash at Mark’s Duck House featured their exquisite special-order dim sum plus many additions, such as the deep-fried whole fish, clams with black bean sauce, their roast pork (probably the best I have ever tasted there), Chinese sausage, and fried rice. I think someone even…

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Thoughts From Winemaker Greg Linn

By Greg Linn | October 11, 2009

I have often been asked by friends and family what I think of a particular wine. It seems the longer you do this for a living, people around you expect that you’re the Guru or Yoda of tasting. No doubt years of tasting fine wine helps hone one’s palate – or “train” may be the…

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Todays Topic? The DNA of a Vintage

By Greg Linn | October 11, 2009

What’s in a vintage? Glad you asked. Although California is not as susceptible to vintage variation as say Oregon, France, or Italy, it certainly does not mean we don’t have differences. There are so many things that go into a great vintage vs. a bad vintage, it would take volumes of writing to cover it…

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Change at Ambulleo Vineyards!

By Greg Linn | June 29, 2009

There is one thing for certain in life and that’s change. Your plans for life, for next year, next month, next week, next day and even the next few minutes, somehow seems to morph.  One of our greatest human strengths is our ability to adapt to change and move forward. You’ve heard that great, age…

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Ambullneo Vineyards New Website

By Greg Linn | June 5, 2009

  What’s in the news? I’m glad you asked! First and foremost I want to introduce you to our new web site. A lifetime in the making, caused by my anal retentive nature, but well worth it.  As web pages go, this is state of the art and projects nothing but quality. So here is…

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