The weather on the SF Peninsula is hot. We've got the back door open and the front door as well to bring in the cross breeze. There's take-out pizza on the coffee table, reality TV on the tube, and a huge glass of Blason Box-o-white in my hand. It's gotten to the point where I feel summer can't begin until our annual Blason shipment arrives—the Italian producer that has become one of our most popular K&L exclusives over the past few years. Along with the various selections we import, we actually commission a pinot grigio/pinot bianco blend in a 3L box that never goes bad and stays fresh as a daisy in a collapsible bag. When I say "commission," I mean we make it for ourselves, not for customers—I usually drink about 10 boxes each summer. We can't drink it all ourselves, however, so we have to sell a bit of it to get through all of the inventory; but we drink 70% of the shipment within K&L.
If you want to join in on the summer party, you can snag yours by clicking here; plus you can read the review I wrote six years ago (have I worked at K&L that long?).
I'm loving Monday Night Raw right now. Summer can begin. I'll leave you with my hometown of Modesto's finest export: Grandaddy performing their classic "Summer Here Kids." Memories...