ARTICLES BY Kevin Chesley

Top Shelf Sensuality

Lucy Spain and Kevin Chesley are two of our Writers-In-Residency, raising their glasses from London and Los Angeles, respectively. Her certifications from the American Sommelier

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Camins2Dreams

Nestled in the midst of gorgeous Santa Barbara County, a new vision in winemaking is adding vibrant character to the panoply of California wines. Camins2Dreams has taken

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Wait, What? Swirling

The Monarch Wine staff is teaming with experts… and also Kevin Chesley. It’s no contest, he’s the Monarch Correspondent that knows the absolute least about

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The Tastemakers of 2020

As we explore our way into 2021, we at Monarch wanted to take a moment to look back at 2020 (don’t be scared!) and remember the vibrant

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The Secret Valentines

The following story is true, as told to Kevin Chesley by a sommelier who wishes to remain anonymous. All names have been changed to protect

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Nicole Mallari

She wasn’t raised with a love of wine but instead found the adventure all on her own. In her own words, “When you find something

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Three Furies Wines

Alecto, Megaera, and Tisiphone were born of the strife of the Underworld. They struggled hard to do the impossible, rising from below to bring their

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