James Knight


Spice Trade

It’s nice to have your go-to blend of herbs and salt that’s good for potatoes and eggs in the morning, stir-fry in the evening...

Taste Riot

I fully expect new folks to show up in North Bay wine country next week and announce their plan to make wine as good...

Tall Order

What’s this about American whiskey not having the same good reputation as Scotch whisky, Irish whiskey or even Canadian whisky? Sad to say, it’s...

Fraternité Fries

The Paris Metro it may not be, but Sonoma–Marin Area Rail Transit has one feature in common with that other transit system: It’ll take...

Red Hot?

There’s more to summer wine than chilled whites and rosés. On those summer evenings when an onshore breeze sneaks in under the still-blazing sun,...

Reflux Redux

Whiskey fans have even more reason to celebrate the arrival of summer on June 21, when Sonoma Distilling Company officially reopens for tours and...

Life of Brine

I never thought I’d be the kind of person who eats sauerkraut straight out of the jar. Post apocalypse, maybe. But outside of that...

Local Mixers

The conversation around locally sourced food and beverage products is so much about organic microgreens, heritage pigs and that sort of wholesome, farmers market...

The Long View

Evidence, quite tangible evidence, of the Bass family’s commitment to the principles of biodynamic farming isn’t hard to find. Just a few minutes into...

Copper Caper

It’s click bait. I know it’s click bait. And yet, click on it I do. Wouldn’t you want to know what’s so “deadly” about...

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