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.
Random people talk to me. Specifically, people I’ve never met come up to me at random and confess weird shit about themselves. I have a theory about this now: a theory that goes against pretty much everything I’ve believed up until this point in my life.
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
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
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.
It’s no secret that I want my daughter to become the first sommelier to get certified before the age of ten..though it might be a secret to Child Protective Services, so maybe we should keep this little tidbit under the hat. There’s no doubt she’s… Read More »Smile, Though Your Punt Is Aching
WARNING: Wine Snobbery oozes from The Walmart Wine Sommelier like goo from a 15-year-old’s pores after a two-week Proactive withdrawal. My apologies in advance. I will fully confess my Wine Snob sins in a later post, but for now, I simply lay my faults on… Read More »The Walmart Wine Sommelier
Like practically every other biped on this planet, I have a Facebook account. I made the switch to Facebook years ago when it felt like MySpace had become a training ground for trailer park girls trying to land their own episode of MTV’s 16 and… Read More »To Meme Or Not To Meme?