Archive for Month: January 2011


An afternoon with the winemaker at Schug Carneros Estate

Last summer I interviewed Mike Cox, winemaker at Schug Carneros Estates.  I had just learned that not all wine is vegan and Mike’s interview educated me further.  At the conclusion of the interview Mike suggested I visit next time I was in Sonoma. I did.  On a grey, cold day in Sonoma earlier this month my husband, two friends and I visited Schug Carneros Estates. Mike had quite an experience planned for us! We started outside. A few interesting tidbits: *Schug sits on 50 acres in Sonoma, in the Carneros appellation. *The Chardonnay grapes are on the flats, the Pinot […]