Arizona, Wine/Cocktails

Meet the Winemaker

If you’re a wine lover like I am, there’s always a reason to sip a glass … but the chance to get up close and personal with the face behind the wine is rare.

Food, Gratitude and Joy, Wine/Cocktails

Day 341 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Holiday Celebrations

I’m grateful for all celebrations and the excuse to get dressed up and enjoy evenings filled with festive fun and laughter.

Gratitude and Joy, Italy, Wine/Cocktails

Day 177 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – A Lesson in Wine Tasting

THIS was how wine was to be tasted, and I have to say that even after three decades, I learned that I had been doing it all wrong!

Food, Gratitude and Joy, Wine/Cocktails

Day 20 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Wine

I am grateful for good wine. The flavors and ritual of savoring a glass bring me joy. 

Arizona, water, Wine/Cocktails

Water to Wine

The trip ended at a winery offering both motivation to keep paddling and a “we made it” bonus.

California, Wine/Cocktails

Cheers to Wine Tasting

We met the owner, other consultants, and like-minded wine drinkers who’d come to celebrate the return of group (albeit small) tastings.

California, Road Trip, Wine/Cocktails

Go Big or Stay Home??

We’ve discovered the smaller places can be well worth the stop .. at least when it comes to wine.

California, Road Trip, Wine/Cocktails

Daou is a Definite Wow!

There’s a whole world out there waiting to be explored. Sip the wine, be awed by the view and enjoy the stories along the way.

Distractions, Food, Wine/Cocktails

Let’s Do Brunch … Virtually

With the COVID-19 pandemic taking away our ability to be among friends, a virtual wine tasting becomes a suitable brunch replacement.

Food, Travel, Wine/Cocktails

Wine Tasting in a Worldwide Quarantine

How can you practice social distancing and still attend a wine tasting? A wine importer uses a little creativity to host a worldwide event.