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The Girls’ Wine Weekend – Morro Bay!

As far as things to do, you can kayak, paddle board, take a few different boat tours, hit the beach, drive the coast, and my all-time favorite, taste wine!

Reviews

Martian Ranch & Vineyard – One Woman’s Biodynamic Journey

I look at my vineyard as a living entity, my third child. When I’m not here I miss my vineyard as though it were a person.

Honeymoon, Africa, Cape Town, and Wine! (Part 5 – Views and Penguins!)

Hours later my bride and I arose from a food-induced coma and wandered down to the bar.

Are Rosés Losing Their Mojo?

I purchased a couple of bottles - one for sharing and one for binge-watching something romantic on Netflix. Can't pair this with a slasher movie.

Koehler Winery – History and Tasting

Winemaker Colin Murphy and Vineyard Manager Felipe Hernandez collaborate regularly to ensure the quality of the fruit improves from year to year.

Travel

View of Morro Rock

The Girls’ Wine Weekend – Morro Bay!

As far as things to do, you can kayak, paddle board, take a few different boat tours, hit the beach, drive the coast, and my all-time favorite, taste wine!
Stark Condé Estate Entry

Honeymoon, Africa, Cape Town, and Wine! (Part Four – Stark-Condé and Tokara)

However, it was the sign in front of the vines that proved the most disconcerting. It read: “Leopards in the Fynbos.”
Epoch boxes Paderewski

Epoch Estate Wines: A Winemakers Vision of the Future

I’ve found that, where concrete highlights minerality in the wines, amphora aging imparts a grounding, earthy effect.

Rants!

Iron Chef Gauntlet Season 2

Iron Chef America – the Latest Rants and Reviews!

In the history of ICA, that had to be the most idiotic, stupid, brainless, ludicrous idea that anyone could have thought of.

It Stinks! No Matter How Good it Smells!

Except when someone decides to pollute my wine experience with their cologne. I mean really people.
On the descent into Medford

Southern Oregon Wine Country – the Trip

People get off and on the bus at the various stops from the Strip to Downtown, and any number of them are worthy of a Night Court episode.

Lifestyle News and More

Martian Ranch & Vineyard – One Woman’s Biodynamic Journey

I look at my vineyard as a living entity, my third child. When I’m not here I miss my vineyard as though it were a person.

Honeymoon, Africa, Cape Town, and Wine! (Part 5 – Views and Penguins!)

Hours later my bride and I arose from a food-induced coma and wandered down to the bar.

Are Rosés Losing Their Mojo?

I purchased a couple of bottles - one for sharing and one for binge-watching something romantic on Netflix. Can't pair this with a slasher movie.

Miscellaneous and More

Photo by Kym Ellis on Unsplash

Changes, They Are A’Comin’!

I often tell people that if you live in Las Vegas – or thereabouts – and you are bored, then you are doing something wrong!
Roses at end of rows of grapevines

Roses: Fact or Fiction?

That being said, many a vineyard manager would smile at this quaint romantic notion. Their job is more sophisticated than watching the roses bloom.
Bourbon and clear ice

Bourbon, a Cigar, and a Bad Hair Day

Plus it's America's Whiskey (with an "e"), and that makes it special. 'Murica!

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