The bottom line is, I have been blessed with the opportunity to work in the wine business. I have tasted thousands of wines. I’ve watched wineries and trends come and go. I have taken to these pages to praise what I’ve seen & tasted, or to bitch about it. And now it’s time to put my money where my mouth is.
Last Sunday morning, I woke up from six hours of sleep following a four-day, end-of-summer Fun Binge with the kids. I considered myself lucky to have indulged in those precious six hours, as not unlike the mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex, sleep went extinct for me several… Read More »I Have Not Slept In 23 Years
I am not one to make blog posts about News of My Life, mostly because my life just isn’t that interesting. Like everyone else, I breathe, I eat, I work, I sleep and I scratch myself inappropriately at random times. In my opinion, this does… Read More »The Top Five Things I Did When I Disappeared
I was driving the kids to school one cold, foggy morning, when my daughter announced, “I have something I want to say.” Sometimes, this is the six-year-old version of, I’m not sure exactly how to tell you this, but… and sometimes it’s her way of trying to shut her older sister up for just one freaking moment so she can get a word in edgewise.
Or, take a total shortcut and listen to the Pairs With Podcast: Thanksgiving Wines on a $50 Budget Drinking for Thanksgiving: 2016 Yao Family Wines Napa Valley Brut Sparkling Wine Pairs With: Seafood appetizers; caviar; assorted cheeses; the deep-seeded loathing that occurs as a result… Read More »Why I Am – Errr – What I Am Drinking For Thanksgiving
Look, it happens to all of us: you find this wine for under ten bucks that looks like it may be a killer bargain, and when you pop that cork you discover you just made an investment in grape-flavored ass juice. No judgment here. Trader… Read More »Five Amazing Hacks For That Crappy Wine You Just Bought
You’re probably asking, “why would anyone who’s not twenty-four want to date a twenty-four-year old?” The short answer is simple: Because I’m a guy. The long answer requires you to understand the thought process of the male gender of the species.
Why did I stop? Was it an emotional evolution into Enlightened Malehood? My gradual, social progress into becoming Sensitive Man Bun Guy? No, not at all. I’ve tried to get my hair to do that and it won’t.
Oh, wine. The mystique of your magical elixir has delighted us for thousands of years. You’ve inspired centuries of art, poetry, mythos, babies and hangovers. And yet, it’s only until the early 21st century that the Listicle has defined your true meaning and significance. What… Read More »10 Amazing Wine Hacks That Will Literally Change Your Life