Tasting Sauvignon Blanc and Rosè

Sometimes You Just Want to Drink Wine – Tasting Notes

There was jasmine, gooseberry, lime, a scent of grassy herbaceousness, and a noticeable absence of “cat pee.”
Cups of Tartare!

Educational Taste of Excellence – Wine for a Cause

I try to do this every year as long as my schedule has me in town, because if I'm in town, I'm there!
Epoch Logo

Focus on Paso Robles – Epoch Estate Wines

Bone dry, it sported hints of citrus, tart cherries, apple, and clean. (Is "clean" a flavor?)
View at DAOU

Spring in Paso – Visiting Friends, Old and New

When I visited Paso that first time, it was like meeting “The One,” you know what I mean?
Knights vs Avalance

HOCKEY!!!! No Wine This Time!

Philly fans have a less-than-stellar reputation in comparison to more sedate fans. Like in New York, for instance.

Becoming a “Wine Expert.” It Ain’t Easy.

Remember maps? Those were the big paper things you consulted before the days of “Hey Siri, give me the directions to Walmart.”
Old Fremont, downtown Las Vegas

Welcome to Fremont Street and Why “The Strip” Ain’t Vegas

“Gaming” is the PC term that replaced it some time ago, although when I hear gaming, I think video as in Mortal Kombat. (is that still around?)
Love the Wine You're With

Love the Wine You’re With

These containers are reconfigured into shops, bars, restaurants, and even a wedding chapel.
Flaunt Sparkling Wine

Flaunt Sparkling Brut – A New Surprise

The wine is a newly released wine from Dianna Novy Lee, Adam's wife, who has created the Flaunt Wine Company.
Two wines

Photo (and Video) Story – Learning Sommelier Stuff

Nearly all of us are looking forward to having a career in wine, whether it’s being a floor sommelier, winery owner, or a writer and educator. The latter would be me.