Behind the Scenes at the Michel-Schlumberger Winery

Behind the Scenes at the Michel-Schlumberger Winery

  We went behind the scenes at the Michel-Schlumberger winery in the Dry Creek Valley of Sonoma, California where we learned a thing or two about organic farming from winemaker and vice president of production, Mike Brunson. We saw everything from vine to bottle,...
The Art of Finding Great Value Wines – 5 simple tips

The Art of Finding Great Value Wines – 5 simple tips

Wine doesn’t have to be expensive to to be good. In fact, there are many quality wines for under $10, but there is an art to finding these gems. Though taking a chance on an inexpensive bottle of wine is hardly a risky undertaking, following these simple guidelines...
Something’s Brewing in Denver

Something’s Brewing in Denver

Something’s Brewing in Denver and I got to experience it first hand! Denver was one of the first cities in the United States where craft beer really caught on. I was treated to a guided Denver Microbrewery Tour in Denver’s historic LoDo and RiNo Art Districts where we visited several breweries, sampled lots of beer, and learned all about the beer making process.

Judging a Wine by its Label #WineWednesday

Judging a Wine by its Label #WineWednesday

Judging a wine by it’s label is generally not a good idea. I’ve tasted great wines with mundane looking labels and I’ve tasted mundane wines with great looking labels. To me, the world is a better place when the wine label gets it right. Such is the case with Apothic...
Snuggle up with Fifty Shades of Grey Wine

Snuggle up with Fifty Shades of Grey Wine

I admit to being one few adults in the United States who hasn’t read Fifty Shades of Grey. I love to read, but lately, my attention span is about 140 characters so I spend more time reading tweets than books. But when presented with the opportunity to snuggle up...
Downton Abbey: Pairing Wines with Television Shows

Downton Abbey: Pairing Wines with Television Shows

My wife is a huge fan of the PBS series, Downton Abbey. While I’ve been in the room with her while she watched it, I’ve never really paid attention to it. Since I am usually on my laptop tweeting, or setting my fantasy football lineup, I would be hard pressed to name...

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