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Laborious Day Weekend

On Monday, I awoke in the fetal position, swaddled in a purple-stained T-shirt that read: “I attended the 16th Annual Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction and all I got was a hangover and this stupid T-shirt.” At least metaphorically, that’s how I began Labor Day and literally, pretty much how I ended it. The auction […]

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Alan Rickman gets Bottle Shocked

As part of a new podcast series produced for the Arts Council of Sonoma County, dig on this chat about wine biz flick Bottle Shock with star Alan Rickman. [audio:http://lumaville.com/podcast/DH-Pod-BottleShock.mp3]

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Wine, the Original Social Media

Social networking sites such as Twitter and FaceBook are the rage for those plugged into online community experience – but wine was and remains the preferred social media experience for the unplugged, or at least the uncorked, set. Prior to modern winery practices (and the public health code), making wine was a socially-driven endeavor in […]

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C3P0: The Droid You’re Looking For

Next week sees the release of the final installment of George Lucas’ space opera sextet, “Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith.” And C- 3PO, ever the nebbish, returns to fret, kvetch and backseat-drive the story to galaxies far, far away. Actor Anthony Daniels, unmasked, is surprisingly spry and bright-eyed — certainly far […]