Posts Tagged ‘ Kendall-Jackson ’

Jess Jackson Dead at 81

April 21, 2011
Jess Jackson Dead at 81

Jess Jackson, the man who turned America on to chardonnay and went on to build a wine empire, has died at age 81. Jackson, who had cancer, died Thursday at his home in Geyserville, winery officials said. The leader of the hugely successful Kendall-Jackson winery in Sonoma County, Jackson packed several lifetimes worth of...
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A corking good scheme

April 11, 2011

Two of my favorite things, fashion and wine, are intersecting this month. (And not in the unfortunate, just spilled cabernet all over my skirt kind of way.) The Kendall-Jackson Estate Winery in Sonoma County has shipped 1.75 million wine corks to 153 Anthropologie stores to be made into window displays aimed at raising awareness of...
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Travels in France

Lovely Languedoc

  I don’t think six weeks is a long time to take to put together a slideshow on my visit to the Languedoc, do...
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Carcassonne: A Fairy Tale City

The ancient walled city of Carcasonne had me before hello. Just driving up to the fantastically fairy-tale expanse of walls, turrets and towers was...
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Languedoc dogs

Look out, winery dogs of Napa Valley. Yes, I know you’re cute and featured in all sorts of books and articles, but let me...
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Swept away by cassoulet

Ever get annoyed by people who go to the South of France and proceed to rave over the victuals? Well bite me, because today...
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Top 5 differences between hiking in Berkeley and the South of France

Somewhere between the vegetable gazpacho and the duck confit, I realized my hike in La Clape, part of the Languedoc wine region of France,...
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Party like a paparazzi at the Cannes Film Festival

Two things are vital if you want to chase stars at the Cannes Film Festival. First, you need to know a clued-in and friendly...
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