Wine, Song, Summer: How to Celebrate with #GetRhone and #StarsofPinot


Hard to believe but here we are, halfway through July! But there’s still plenty of time and lots to do this summer! This week, I’m heading to LA for several wine and music events, and enjoying some good times around Ventura too.

As I wrote about over on Art Predator, this weekend is Ventura’s 9th annual Surf Rodeo held right on the beach where Seaward Ave. hits the sea.

You can bring a picnic and they have a wine and beer garden. We’ll be there on Sunday to hear headliners the English Beat plus the R & B Bombers, Ska Daddy, and the band of our former neighbor, The Pullman; they will probably even play a song that is written about our laundry! Tonight, however, we’re headed to LA to  hear Baaba Maal at the Annenberg Space for Photography, where they have a beer and wine garden and you’re not allowed to bring in outside alcohol which is too bad because I have some great bottles waiting for a picnic in a park!

If I could, I’d bring Cusumano’s $15 Nero D’Avola 2014. Continue reading