My Day in Paso Robles. Yes. One Day.

The fragrance of rain-washed air can't be beaten by anything, and the sleep that I got - squeaky mattress notwithstanding - was some of the best I've had in ages.

Honeymoon, Africa, Cape Town, and Wine! (Part nine)

Our one year anniversary would have been on April 8, 2019.  Being married to you was the most wonderful seven months of my life. 

WSET 2 with Distinction – The Experience

While I know a lot about wines, I want to have more of those handy postnominals to prove to a skeptical world that I know my stuff.

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.

Vegas Weather

Las Vegas
broken clouds
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