I’ve been writing my Wine Musings wine blog for more than 10 years now! Each week, I enjoy figuring out what I want to learn more about and sharing it with you. This week, I’m sadly not feeling very inspired. The horrendous situation at the Capitol, coupled with my finding out today that I lost a college friend to cancer, is just not working for me. So today I’m going to go back in time and share some of my favorite old posts.[Read more…]
Happy New Year!
I’m not a big believer in new year’s resolutions. I find that they stress me out. Who needs that at the start of the year? I know I don’t. But I thought it might be fun to come up with some best practices for wine for 2021. Best practices don’t mean you have to do them. They mean you know what to aim for. So a lot less stressful than resolutions. Here we go.[Read more…]
What was your favorite part of The Brady Bunch? Was it the family love? The trips to Hawaii? The simplicity of the times? For me, it was the starting song and the Tic Tac Toe image on the screen. Guess what. In today’s challenging times, you get to relive your memories with a Brady Bunch Wine Tasting![Read more…]
Several weeks ago, I wrote about putting a piece of silverware in an open bottle of sparkling wine to preserve the bubbles. I talked about the fact that some experts believe in this trick and some do not. The believers say that the spoon cools the top of the bottle, preventing the bubbles from escaping. The nonbelievers say that it doesn’t work. So the big question: To spoon or not to spoon. In my first blog article, I promised to test the theory and let you know what I discovered. And so I did![Read more…]
As we work from home, many of us aren’t feeling the camaraderie that comes with working with others, even if we’re on Zoom calls for hours a day. So, here’s the big question: How do you find a team-building activity that will help restore some of the goodness of being on a productive, fun work team?
Can Wine Be Part of a Team-Building Activity?
Yes. Yes. Yes. During the past 4 months, I’ve done a bunch of virtual wine tastings for work groups. In the past month and on a go-forward basis, the number of work-team tastings is increasing.[Read more…]