I have often said that the best part of wine is sharing it with someone. As such, there are some wines and/or wineries that will always and forever remind me of a specific person, like Teresa & Grape Creek or Nerida & Chandon. Or even Matthew & Silver Oak–ironically not because we’ve consumed copious amount … Continue reading MWWC 34: Memory
This month’s wine writing challenge was picked by…well, me! As last month’s winner for my glass-shattering tales in my Winestory, I got the honor of picking this month’s theme: OBSCURE. For full disclosure, Jeff helped me pick OBSCURE–and he was right, it was the word I was looking for in my quest to hear about the often-forgotten … Continue reading MWWC #30: Obscure
In this month’s wine writing challenge, John of Pairs With: Life challenged us to tell our Winestory, aka what lead us down the path of awesomeness that is wine writing. Technically, I just dabble in the wine writing while drinking a lot, but here goes: Picture it: Fredericksburg, Texas 1994. I was home from college for Thanksgiving break and a job opportunity … Continue reading MWWC #29: My Winestory
This month’s wine writing challenge is Second Chances. It was selected by last month’s MWWC winner, Jill from L’occasion. And I must confess that it was a bit hard to focus on second chances when all I can think of when I see second is: But then I remind myself that the best breakfasts always … Continue reading Try The Wine…Again.
This Monthly Wine Writing Challenge (#12) theme is LOCAL. And I’m so thankful to The Drunken Cyclist for issuing a reminder, or rather letting everyone know that it’s not too late….because honestly, I thought it was too late! As I might have mentioned a time or thirty, I used to work at a wine shop … Continue reading Go Texan.
Drink what you like. I’ve said it so many times in my wine career, I’ve lost count. Well into the millions, if not billions. I’m not going to lie and say that I didn’t inwardly cringe a bit whenever a customer just loooooooved their $5 bottle of cloyingly sweet because 500lbs of sugar were dumped … Continue reading Jazucci Wine