Summer Wine, Summer Food and ThankYewVeryMuch

While recuperating from even relatively minor surgery is, by design, ridiculously boring, it’s necessary so that one can do stuff afterward. And because there’s a lot of stuff that I want to do, I’m following doctor’s orders to the “T.” Mostly.

Not Buying No More Wine

I found myself falling into the habit of constantly purchasing "okay" wines because I want to save my "good" wines for "special occasions."

The Gallery – My Other Passion

Along comes digital photography! I've had fun with it over the years, but very recently I purchased a digital SLR and my artist's heart is soaring. This gave birth to the idea of the Gallery at Vegas Wineaux. While I have been using some of my work to showcase my wine reviews - you'll recognize my kitchen wall if you've been to my home - I have been busy behind the scenes doing some pretty serious photography. Yeah, I think it's that good.

Vegas Wineaux Meets Joseph James Brewery – Yeah, Brewery

However, they did have several beers there, and each one was delicious. Dammit. I’m always looking to do a smackdown of beer, but I couldn’t this time.

America Doesn’t Monkey Around with Wine

While gophers, squirrels, deer, and rabbits are the vermin that American grape growers have to deal with - they've never had to deal with baboons!