Words & Wine

Lineage: Life and Love and Six Generations in California Wine
by Steven Kent Mirassou
Hardcover – June 2021

Steven Kent Mirassou received his BA in American Literature from the George Washington University and his MA in Literature from NYU. He was born in the Salinas Valley and grew up in San Jose and Los Gatos before going east to college. Lineage: Life and Love and Six Generations in California Wine is his first book.

Mirassou started his wine career in sales but found his true passion after moving into the production side of the business in 1996. Steven has made the highest rated wines from the Livermore Valley, is a founder of the Mount Diablo Highlands Wine Quality Alliance, and the President of the Livermore Valley Wine Growers Association.

Steven has four adult children, April Coffey, Aidan Mirassou, Katherine Mirassou, and Sara Mirassou. He lives in Pleasanton, CA with his fiancée, Nancy Castro, and their three dogs.

The Only Important Wine Question!

Wine is one of the greatest things in the world. Not just one of the greatest beverages…but THINGS!

We’ll dive deeper in later posts about why this is, but in this space I just wanted to entreat, cajole, push, and bother wine drinkers to RELAX a little and just enjoy this miracle drink.

You don’t NEED the right glass (anything without a hole in the bottom will do the trick!), you don’t NEED fancy cork-screws, the right food pairing, the right friends…all you need is thirst…(an adventurous spirit will take you to some amazing places too!). I talk more about the context of wine in the video below.

 

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