Meanwhile back at the Raunch

Get along little dollars.The 15th Annual Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction is nearly as deadly as last year’s wine-soaked charity extravaganza. The auction’s theme, the Wild Bunch, owes a direct debt to western auteur Sam Peckinpah’s film of the same name, though reverse transubstantiation finds the blood now wine and a hangover suffices for ill-gotten revenge. Though the event’s slogan “Is that a magnum in your pocket or are you just happy to be Sonoma Valley?” is more reminiscent of Jessica Rabbit than Peckinpah, the lethal phallic metaphor qua triple-entendre is apropos I suppose. Continue reading “Meanwhile back at the Raunch”