Happy Holidays! I wanted to share a wonderful article that my freelance writer friend Angie Colee recently published on Yahoo called “My Love-Hate Relationship with Wine.” Angie does a brilliant — and very entertaining — job of highlighting the fact that we all experience wine very differently and that we need to celebrate those differences. [Read more…]
Football season is in full swing, and that means tailgating is the activity we look forward to all week.
So here’s a question for you: How can you take your tailgating to a whole new level of fun?
And here’s the answer: Surprise your tailgating buddies with personalized wines! [Read more…]
September 1, 2011 was the second ever Cabernet Day. According to The Wine Punter, Cabernet Day “celebrates this great variety in all its glory by involving people from all over the world… in an on-line conversation about the great grape.” [Read more…]
Is it time to WINE? Yes! Is it time to WINE in your home? Yes!!! Is it time to WINE in your home with your friends? Yes!!!!! If Yes!, Yes!!!, and Yes!!!!! aren’t enough to convince you, here are the top 10 reasons you should call me today to schedule a wine tasting. [Read more…]
I am delighted to introduce you to Tim Hanni’s VinoType system. This past weekend, I had the privilege of hearing Tim Hanni speak at WineShop At Home’s national convention. Tim Hanni is one of approximately 300 people worldwide who earned the title Master of Wine. The examination associated with this title has something like an eight percent pass rate – definitely not something for the faint of heart.
When you meet a Master of Wine like Tim, you assume that he will be a wine snob. After all, there are plenty of wine snobs roaming around who don’t have nearly the credentials that Tim has. So you kind of feel like Tim is entitled to be a wine snob – maybe even a Master Wine Snob ☺
Well, the moment you meet Tim, you discover that he is anything but a wine snob. He is down to earth, amazingly interesting, and incredibly funny. And his mission is to take the intimidation out of wine. Woo hoo!!! Cheers to Tim!!! [Read more…]