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Wines By The Glass Suck (well, not really) . . .

May 16th, 2012

I had fun reading the latest blog post from Matt Kramer over at the Wine Spectator. He talks about three different things the wine industry doesn’t want you to know about . . . and the first topic deals with the economics of wines by the glass and why they are not a good deal Read more…

Bottle Variation – What’s the Story?!?!?!

February 4th, 2010

Have you ever opened up a bottle of wine only to have it not live up to the expectations you had about this wine based on previous bottles? This happens far too often as far as I’m concerned, especially when it may – and I stress may – be avoidable.

Wine Competitions – Should You Believe the Results?

November 16th, 2009

It’s Friday afternoon and you really want a bottle of wine to enjoy that night with dinner. You go into your local wine shop / supermarket / gun and wine shop (!) and peruse the shelves . . .but how to decide what to buy? All of a sudden, you start noticing ‘beacons’ drawing you Read more…

Whining About Wines . . . Wine Clubs

September 14th, 2009

I read an interesting blog last week chronicling a reader’s dislike of wine clubs in general. We’re not talking your run-of-the-mill ‘Wine of the Month’ type club here (and not that I have anything against that club or others like it in particular).

Whining About Wine . . . Shipping Charges . . .

September 8th, 2009

Every winery, including me, should be appreciative that you are willing to spend your hard-earned money on our wines. Heck, no one NEEDS wine! (I’m ducking, awaiting the arrows coming out me from the rest of the industry!).

Whining About Wines . . . Points . . .

September 7th, 2009

As a relatively new winery, I feel it is important for me to submit my wines to a select group of reviewers to get their feedback on my wines. Why? There are a few reasons I do this:

Whining About Wine . . .Reviews . . .

September 6th, 2009

I frequent wine boards (kind of like frequenting wine bars, but just a tad ‘safer) and find all kinds of topics being discussed these days . . .and I like to add my $.02 where appropriate.