A 411 On Pivots In Wine

A 411 On Pivots In Wine

With all the twists, turns and plot twists 2020 has brought us, it might even be mistaken that it is solely this year responsible for the changing dynamics within the world of wine itself. It really isn’t. And while much of that exact world is in the seam of (finally)...
My Favorite Neighbor 2016

My Favorite Neighbor 2016

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 recommended this...
WTF Wine Talks Fragrance: A Game

WTF Wine Talks Fragrance: A Game

A little rose petal florality.   An expressive, pictorial description, right? Is it a wine description or perfume description? When you first get into wine and read wine descriptions — whether that means from the bottle label directly, from technical specs, from...

A Wine Guide for Your Pantry Staples

As many of us try to navigate the evolving circumstances surrounding COVID-19, some of us are finding ways to keep a sense of brightness and normalcy without completely breaking the bank. While physical nights out and dinner dates are put on pause, virtual cocktail...