With the release of my debut novel, Pairs With Life, just around the corner, my publisher requested that I do an interview on my podcast. The problem is, I’m not exactly famous yet, so it’s not like Edward R. Murrow is willing to rise from the grave and give me an interview (and if he did, it’d be pretty gross and terrifying anyway). So, with no one else to turn to, I got my cat, Jazzy, to involuntarily volunteer to interview me about my book’s release. Through the miracle of Google Translate – and a glass or three of Mer Soleil Silver 2017 Monterey County Unoaked Chardonnay – Jazzy supresses 300 million years of feline predatory evolution to talk about the motivation behind my book.
Pairs With Mer Soleil Silver Chardonnay and My Cat’s Interview Of Me
- by John Taylor
And that’s what’s really at the heart of this decision: I can’t shake this story or these characters. It’s what I always come back to. So, I think this is The Universe trying to tell me something: finish this story before you move on to something else. And so I will.
The 2016 Altocedro Gran Riserva Malbec es muy loco, but in all the good ways. To start, Altocedro harvests from 70-year-old vines from a 107-year-old vineyard. Not unusual, especially for Mendoza malbec. BUT, then they take the harvested Malbec in whole clusters and barrel co-ferment with 4% Semillon in French oak.