I hope you all had a wonderful holiday with your loved ones. I drink bubbles all year long but many just want to pop the cork to ring in the New Year. This is a busy busy day as people are confused with all the options and usually just go with what they know. […]Read More Q.P.R. Vintage Bubbly. Can’t Beat Haton!
I try to educate as simplified as I can. I try to be the tutor of wine for the readers of my blog or my in store guests. Sometimes, after repeating the same information over and over and over, it doesn’t sink in. Patience is a virtue when I TEACH believe it or not […]Read More Wine Customers Need “Tough Love”!
The Wine Pundits Are Raving! I have seen it with 2010 Brunellos, 2012 Oregon Pinots, 2007 Chianti Classicos and 2011 Porto and the Douro to name a few. I haven’t seen the big reviewers in a long time go crazy over Bordeaux in years. 2015 is that year. Robert Parker Jr. said “There will be […]Read More 2015 Bordeaux. Is The Hype True??
All forms of any product for Sale hires Marketing Companies to “BRAND” their products via advertising, social media, hashtags, direct mailings, market presence. I too fall for that with a brand of Ibuprofen I only buy Advil or a brand of Pants I want Dockers only. With Wine, I promise you it is better to […]Read More Buy The Wine…Not The Names
I am so far from one of those Sommeliers that are Snobbish and Stuck Up. You know the ones that speak to you at the table in such a manner that you want to change your mind and order a Corona. One pet peeve of mine and it should be yours is Wine Lists that […]Read More XYZ Wine is My Favorite Wine??
Look for the early warning signs that you may be a Brand Addicted Wine Consumer. I am not here to judge you or trash any brand names of Wines. I am only here to alert you to the early symptoms that you may not really enjoy the Wine you have been buying over and over […]Read More My “TWO STEP” Program For Brand Name Addiction