Fáilte! This is my entry to the Monthly Wine Writers Challenge.  Last month, Frank of Frankly Wines, was the winner and provided the theme for the new Monthly Wine Writing Challenge (#MWWC20). The thought behind this friendly competition was that as wine writers we get caught
"No, if anyone orders Merlot, I'm leaving. I am NOT drinking any fu$%ing Merlot!" There you have it! Fourteen words that killed a great wine varietal. It is amazing how a movie [one I don't think was that great anyway] can
A wine aficionado doesn't just sit and enjoy a glass of wine, they ask themselves questions. That wine is what color? What aroma is that? What the heck is that flavor? These are all questions that a wine enthusiast poses when they
The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it
I spend a lot of time perusing the internet looking for wine related topics.  Things show up that I have never heard of before and I get intrigued.  The Clurichaun (“Kloo'-ra-kahns") are one of these things.  I live for eerie scary things. Just
An important part of having a business is to get your name out there.  I am not sure how "back in the day" businesses did this. I guess they used fliers and mailings. Luckily, (or maybe not so luckily) we
Aaron of Wayward Wine won the Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #17 (#MWWC17) and just like all winners of the Challenge, his “reward” was to choose the theme for the following Challenge (in this case #MWWC18). He chose "Crisis." I'm not going to lie, it
John, who may be better known as The Wine Raconteur, won the last Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #16 (#MWWC16) and just like all winners of the Challenge, his “reward” was to choose the theme for the following Challenge. His decision for #MWWC17, “Epiphany”
When my friend Jeff, at TheDrunkencyclist.com wrote a post about celebrating #ChardonnayDay, I replied by posing a question why some of these wine days are more popular than others. His response of I think the relative popularity of the given “Day”
This month's entry for the Monthly Wine Writer's Challenge is all about the "Finish."  The mind of the immature me went right to the gutter, but thankfully the mature (well, semi-mature) me won out and I decided to stick to