Frances Lefkowitz

Winemaking in Sheep Country

By Frances Lefkowitz Day two of my sustainable wine tour of Mendocino County is all about sheep. I descend into the rugged Anderson Valley, just one narrow mountain range in from the ocean, as the morning fog is lifting. By ...

Different Shades of Green in Wine Country

By Frances Lefkowitz Once upon a time the American pork industry created the slogan, “the other white meat,” to capitalize on the popularity of health food and to attract eaters who were shunning red meat. Now the wineries in Northern ...

California’s Green Wine Country

By Frances Lefkowitz In Mendocino–a Northern California county known for its dramatic hills, logging and a certain illegal recreational crop–vineyards are now so prevalent that even the hippies and the cowboys have become wine snobs. Mendocino also has ...