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Memorial Day 2021

Jeff’s Corner 5-28-21Hello everyone,Today is the beginning of a long Memorial Day weekend. This also marks the seventh anniversary of a story I first posted May 22, 2015 and have since posted every year. Each year I have questioned continuing the tradition and resisted the temptation to edit/embellish the original text. This…

2021 Monterey International Wine Competition

Jeff’s Corner 4-30-21“It’s not bragging if you can do it.”That great quote has been attributed to many, but I like to give the nod to Cardinals’ great Dizzy Dean at the start of the 1934 season when he predicted the Cards would win the World Series. They did, beating my beloved…

Label Update

Jeff’s Corner For ten years I’ve tried to distance Jeff’s Corner from the difficult times we live in and allow it to be a sanctuary for wine lovers where we (myself included) could immerse ourselves in our passion while we learn some things and hopefully have a few laughs. The COVID-19 virus, however, has changed our lives in ways that were unimaginable a month ago, and I can’t sit here and type-away as if it hasn’t. What I can do is extend a warm and lasting hug to everyone and urge us to be safe, smart, patient and avoid fear and panic. To quote William Faulkner, “I believe that man will not merely endure: he will prevail.”    There is some exciting GCV news to talk about, however! Our 2018 red and 2019 white and sweet wines will boast a brand new (and really cool) label. You can check it out in this nifty photo that will be included with our April Wine Club allocation.

Medals, medals and more medals!

Hello, Hello, Hello, Later today, I’m going to post a story about our fabulous staff event last Monday, but first I want to make a quick mention about how our wines fared at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition last week. Actually, we flat tore it up! All 25 wines…