8 09, 2020

My Favorite Neighbor 2016

By |2020-09-15T17:56:43-05:00September 8th, 2020|Blogs, Food and Wine|

Full disclosure, I bought my first bottle of Booker Vineyard’s “My Favorite Neighbor 2016” because of the label(s).  The artwork on the label showed several of the winemaker’s Paso Robles neighbors. HOWEVER, the second and third times I purchased and [...]

26 08, 2020

Limited Wine Release Alert: Reborn

By |2020-09-04T19:16:56-05:00August 26th, 2020|Blogs|

I am super excited to have received a sample the limited release wine from Reborn. This is a collaboration with Tank Garage Winery and Chicago based artist D. White II (@dwhite.original).  Reborn partnership was established to support The Simple Good, [...]

10 08, 2020

Brown Liquor: The Cognac Connection

By |2020-09-15T18:16:01-05:00August 10th, 2020|Blogs, Cocktails, Uncategorized|

Consumers have clear (or cloudy) memories around a category of spirit (liquor) that endear them, swear them off, or limit their uses. Circa 1998 in my twenties a woman my age stated, “I don’t drink brown liquor.” Maturing, self-awareness, and exposure brought me back to gin, tequila and opened me up to search more spirits. After all it was not the spirit that was the issue. Today, my grown-up exploration brings me to back cognac.

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