Category Archives: Experiences
Well, at yesterday’s Tiburon Wine & Food Festival, wonderful times were had. Reconnected with a few peeps from the old days and, as anticipated, met several new ones. I haven’t crawled out from under my rock much of late because … Continue reading
The hot air some people blow about wine.
Excellent times on toutsuite.com The next show (just me doing an intensive interactive pinot tasting) will be on the same site on October 25th at 6 pm. You can chime in via telephone or Twitter. Just remember to sign up … Continue reading
In this crazy world, there’s more than enough noise for you, if that’s your cup of tea. The ability to filter is of utmost importance for a number of reasons, perhaps mainly for sanity maintenance. If you can keep your … Continue reading
At a major wine event with my wife. A volunteer walks up and asks who did the brochure. I say, “We did it.” She says, “I’ll fix it for wine.” While any volunteer that doesn’t want to be there can certainly opt to bow out next year, a volunteer also has two things: 1) entitlement to an honest opinion 2) a responsibility to respect the participant as the reason for the event. Continue reading
It’s been an exciting month. I like to pour wine for different groups, getting feedback, telling the story, making new pals, all that. One of the most fun (yet challenging) aspects of the story is that 10% of the new … Continue reading
Sometimes we folk prefer to let someone else do the cooking. It happens all the time – on Wednesday nights that hit as hard as Fridays after miring about in the trenches, and on holidays as well. It’s fun to whip something up for my wife but the surprise element isn’t there if we’re both at home and I can’t convince her to run some errands. Continue reading