What a Read! The Wine Books We Enjoy Over and Over

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Another dose of wine-related pastimes… this time in print (or, of course, your Kindle). Because a book is wo/man’s best friend, they say. (Or at least we do.)   The Juice: Vinous Veritas, Jay McInerney The brilliant author of Bright Lights, Big City or The Good Life is also an incredibly dedicated wine & food […]

Wine to Watch: Movies, Docs & Series that Will Make you Thirsty

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Already scrolled all the way through to the bottom of all the Hulus, Amazons and ‘Flixes? This list of our team’s fav wine-related movies and scenes might come handy then. (click the title for more details on IMDB.com) Feature films & series Sideways The classic that made everybody drink Pinot Noir (and hate Merlot).  Bottle […]

The Comfort Drop: Chat and Taste Live with Eric & Joel of Las Jaras

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  UPDATE: Sharing Joel’s rad Sourdough Detroit-style pizza recipe! Joel made the pizza with a Levain pizza dough with 75% hydration, which is not for beginners. But you can follow our more explanatory, step-by-step recipe here. Or simply substitute it with store-bought dough. enough dough for a full sheet: ~100g mature levain (sourdough) sweet stage […]

Sourdough Bread Baking Guide

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  I don’t care about the backstory, just take me to the details of the recipe!   Sourdough: chewy, stretchy, super thin crust, holes that trap melted butter and salt gloriously.  Covid-19 has seen a resurgence and dramatic increase of interest in this mysterious, wild-yeast-fermented bread. I’m lucky to have gotten into it just a […]