I have said it before and I will say it again: Drinking and enjoying wine from around the world is a gateway drug for caring about climate change.
Because global warming and climate change is impacting wine regions around the world, including Australia which is being celebrated with #ShirazWeek in Vancouver , check out this AUS climate change booklet published last week, Feb. 15 2015, which seeks to improve public understanding on this global topic in order to curb carbon emissions Continue reading
If you are in the mood for beautiful weather (70s and 80s) and gorgeous sunsets at the beach this Valentine’s Day with a generous helping of great wine and good food, then you should head to Ventura County for the Valentine n Wine 5 day event starting tomorrow Th. Feb. 12, continuing Friday the 13th, Valentine’s Day, Sunday, and all the way to President’s Day, February 16th.
balmy Ventura beach sunset Tuesday February 10
In addition to tasting at 11 area wineries plus several more wineries at the Custom Crush facility in Camarillo, with your passport you’ll experience: Continue reading
“I want a trouble-maker for a lover:
Blood spiller, blood drinker, a heart of flame,
Who quarrels with the sky, and fights with fate,
Who burns like fire on the rushing sea.”
#862: From Rumi’s Kolliyaat-e Shams-e Tabrizi Edited by Badiozzaman Forouzanfar (Tehran, Amir Kabir, 1988) from the website The Iranian
Last week I participated in a wine tasting where we had the opportunity to chat live on Twitter with winemaker Austin Hope of @HopeFamilyWines from California’s Central Coast and makers of Treana, Liberty School, Austin Hope, Candor, and Troublemaker wines.
As part of a promotion for the Boston Wine Expo which celebrates wine, food, and culture from the greatest wine-growing regions of the world February 14-15, 2015 at the Seaport Hotel, Boston, MA. I was sent three wines for this tasting. Here are our thoughts on the B7 nad B8 TROUBLEMAKER.
Trouble Maker B7 Continue reading
Usually it’s wine that arrives for twitter tastings.
But this time it was DUCK!
Because when I was invited to participate in a twitter tasting for DUCK #BWEChat #discoverduck I said HECK YEAH! Continue reading