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From GunBun to Gayot

Yes, ’twas I who wrote the January/February cover story on Gundlach-Bunschu Winery for Vineyard and Winery Management Magazine. Winery scion Jeff Bundschu is a veritable quote machine in the interesting position of maintaining four generations of family legacy while … Read on.

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Culture

I Heart Darwin

Apropos that the California Academy of Science would launch its NightLife series of evening events sandwiched between Darwin Day (an international celebration of science and reason) and Valentine?s Day, the heart-shaped holiday that induces flights of romantic fancy through casual … Read on.

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Culture

Newsroom of the Future

This is my mash note to Mitch Joel, president of Montr?al-based digital marketing agency Twist Image, whose blog, ?Six Pixels of Separation,? is currently my mental vitamin.

I discovered Joel?s blog when I googled ?How to build … Read on.

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Lifestyle

Word of Mouth

When one plays on my side of the media game, one ends up on a lot of e-mail lists. Inasmuch as I’m often surprised to which lists my address has been sold, I’m sure the purchasers of my address are … Read on.

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Lifestyle Personae

Peter Coyote and Rod Lurie Chat

The movie trailer voice over in my head presently sounds like this: “He thought he had left Hollywood behind for a quiet life as a wine country newspaperman… But Hollywood had another idea…” An orchestra spike, of course, follows as … Read on.