It’s the end of the year, and that means it might be time to start planning for next year. Perhaps you’re thinking about new ways to make money. Last week, I suggested that a red-collar job of being a wine consultant might be the ticket for you. This week, I’m going to focus on why the party-plan business model is so great, and why wine is the best party-plan business around.
Are holiday expenditures forcing you to look for an extra source of income? Is the thought of a blue-collar job making you feel sick to your stomach? Does the idea of having to follow a work schedule at say Starbucks or Bed Bath and Beyond leave something to be desired? Let me encourage you to instead look for a red-collar job. A red-collar job? What the heck is that? It is being a wine consultant – helping people enjoy white and red wine. With a little bit of effort, you can make at least as much money as a blue-collar job, and you get to be in control of your schedule and your life. Please read all about it here. [Read more…]
Happy Thanksgiving! And Happy Almost Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza and New Year! As we get ready for all of these delicious holidays, it’s fun to think about the best holiday wine pairings. Happily, I’m going to keep my recommendations very simple this year. But I’ll start with a few serving tips to help make sure your holiday meals are happy – and easy. [Read more…]
Last month, I published an article called “Doing a Tasting of Unusual Wines” where I talked about the fact that in France today, the 20 most popular wines account for 93 percent of total wine produced. That means hundreds of wines account for the remaining seven percent of wine produced. Wow. It’s no wonder that there are so many rare wines. In that article, I also said that I was likely to do another article on the topic of rare wines. Not to let you down, I’m doing that today. The focus of this article will be on the amazing rare wines we sampled at a recent tasting. [Read more…]