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I was doing a shoot in a wine store - was I in heaven or what - and had cleaned up well. I love wine and I hope it shows on this website. Thanks for stopping by!
NV Bourbon 2 Bourbon

NEVADA Bourbon! ‘Murica!

It's always a surprise for people to learn that Bourbon is America's Whiskey, not just Kentucky's
Deep red wine

My Damascus Road Moment(s) – Wine(s) that I Love

“Hearty Burgundy” was the red wine that everybody drank. Which, by the way, didn't have a drop of Burgundy. Ew.
California Pinot Noir Grapes

Can Budget Pinot Noir be a Daily Drinker?

I've had frugally-priced Pinots that tasted like dirt (not "earth," but actual dirt), some that tasted like they had a good dollop of cheap Syrah added.

Apple Watch 3 – One Year Later

Okay, I've owned my Apple Watch for nearly a year. Am I still feeling the love?

Mice and Men and Geeking Out. The Return.

I just need the blessings of the software/web deities and hope they don't let me screw up.
Rose haul Featured

My Rosé Wine Haul!

I decided that I was going to do some ironing, and in order to do ironing (a sacred task rarely performed nowadays) I require some, let's just say, distraction.

Rant Rant Rant Rant. My Opinion. And I Share It.

I will admit that some Napa Chards have exceeded the idea of balance in favor of the overdone ("What was that vintage? 2006 Louisville Slugger? Yum!") With that being said, I'd rather have an overoaked Chard than one that tastes like lemonade laced with pineapple juice. I want WINE, not a melted popsicle.

Blast from the Past – Sweet Water Experience Not So Sweet

So I also ordered an iced tea. Which was interesting, because although our very diligent beverage guy made sure that our glasses were filled, there was no actual “ice” involved until he asked us if we needed ice for our iced tea.

Robert Parker, Wine, and Menopause

So why is it that the overwhelming majority of official wine tasters and critics are men? It's not because they're better at the sniffing or tasting. It's because they have better memories. And because they don’t go through menopause.

The Wine Garden

One of the descriptors for Cabernet Sauvignon is "thyme," and fresh thyme helps to emphasize this characteristic. And that means that even an inexpensive Cab - one that still has a decent pedigree, that is - can be something special.