[Image borrowed from theChronicle Website. Image by Lea Suzuki.] A great idea turned into a reality ~ Wilfred's Weekend Wines It all began with a conversation started last past Saturday, from an epiphany that I had while reading my page. There was posting wines that he had tasted and [...]
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[Image borrowed from theChronicle Website. Image by Lea Suzuki.] is one of our most prolific wine people in the . I've long respected him, because he's so knowledgeable and highly regarded by all of us who know him. Have a party, invite Wilfred, and many more people will [...]
…interesting is when people who know a great deal about wine relax and refuse to take it that seriously. They know that there are more important things in life, that wine is there to help us slow down and get in touch with our souls. I think of this as the feminine esthetic toward wine, and we see it around us today, in the careers of women as varied as Leslie Sbrocco , Jancis Robinson and Jo Diaz .
Here's to the women of wine!
One of my favorite times is when the volunteers visit to amuse us. Joe Roberts comes on Sunday afternoons (that is, if he's not on some junket) for his weekly Wine Quiz. Now that he's become a mime, he'll describe a wine non-verbally, like in charades, and we're supposed to guess what it is. He's hysterical with words like "bubbly" and "tart" …
What goes into the planting of a vineyard, byof , is worth our time. The planting of a vineyard is far from as simple as this video (below) makes it look. I got an from Hugh Hamilton in the McLaren Vale of . Don't we just love how an [...]
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Why I'd Like to Be Reborn as aon a is how I explained 101. My stint at as a wine educator was one of the quickest jobs I've ever had, while it was also the most intriguing... Within five months I got a break as a [...]
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PR crisis management 101 This is one of the best PR moves I have ever seen in my entire life, and I've been around the block a few times. As a wine PR person, I'm really inspired by this one and saving it for PR crisis management. The beleagueredhave been having a bad [...]
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... May you and yours have a lovely day filled with all the riches that life can afford. I appreciate you, thanks for being here.
Since the holidays are upon us, I thought I'd share this one with you... We don't want any bad luck hanging over our heads into the, do we? In a toast, how many times have you clinked your glass with someone else, and then went into a conversation without taking a sip? Well, [...]
Somm navel gazing? Last night,chose a movie. We were both so happy to see in . We had yet to see it. I love documentaries, so I was ready to love this one. Something I liked right away from this film... "Study wine, you study history." I whole heartedly agree. As I [...]