Failure is Great: The Journey to Becoming a Certified Sommelier

I discovered that failure is a great tool to extract the best mental character within to overcome obstacles and reach your objectives.

Ernest Hemingway, Wine, and Albariño

While I've had a few New World (i.e., other than Europe) Albariños that have been very good, none quite meet the high bar set by Albariños that come from Rías Baixas, Spain, especially from the Val do Salnés region.

Having a (Really) Bad Day – and WSET2 Results!

I’m happy to announce that I passed the Wines and Spirits Education Trust Level II with Distinction!

Old Vegas Dining is Alive and Well!

I highly encourage anyone who loves Italian food to try this vintage hidden gem.

My First Las Vegas Golden Knights Hockey Game!

Their first game was just days after 1 October, the deadliest mass shooting in American history. The Knights embraced Las Vegas and Vegas fiercely embraced them back. The rest, as they say, is history.

Month from Hell – More or Less

Don’t judge me. It’s been a helluva month at The Day Job™.

Circa 2020. Ready to Wow DTLV*

We’ll be keeping a close eye on the progress of Circa 2020 and will report any news that comes our way.

DTH* – My New Muse Wine, 2017 Justin Rosé

I often get confused looks when I ask my friends what do they do with leftover wine. Apparently, that’s a foreign concept.

My 2018 Journey – A Personal List

This year I plan to wine more, read more, study more, travel more, and enjoy more. Mostly wine more.

The Holidays and Friends

To all of our friends - be safe and blessed this holiday season.
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