Harlan Estate marketing sometimes reminds me of Porsche mailers. But without the fun gadgets; just a fancy envelope, slick fonts, and impressive card stock. This one arrived with an insert that reads:

When one tugs at a single thing in nature,

he finds it attached to the rest of the world.

– John Muir

I’m still trying to decode the meaning. But I’m sure it means: “this wine is good, this wine is very expensive.” They should also add:

“and… you’ll never know how it tastes, because you’ll never get to drink it…”

Somewhere in our cellar is a wooden box “Maiden,” but for all I know it’s just diet grape juice in there. At least with the 911 I got to drive it!

Clinton shoots videos for Stark Insider. San Francisco Bay Area arts, Ingmar Bergman and French New Wave, and chasing the perfect home espresso shot 25 seconds at a time (and failing). Peloton: ClintTheMint. Camera: Video Gear