99 Questions to Love

Wine recommendation for this post:Two big Zinfandels to recommend for this post on love…both bottles I’ve found over anniversary dinners. And beyond both beings Zins, they have a particular quality in common…a big finish! The first, Artezin, is a medium weight Zinfandel with notes of raspberry on the nose, with lots of spice and oakContinue reading “99 Questions to Love”

Book Shelves and Wine Racks – Winter 2021 Edition

The days are colder; the nights are longer, and the pandemic still has most social plans on hold. Winter 2021was made for cozy sweaters, fuzzy slippers, and many many nights in with a good book. A new year brings new hope and maybe a few new titles and authors to add to your reading list.Continue reading “Book Shelves and Wine Racks – Winter 2021 Edition”

The 12 Wines of Christmas: 2020 Edition

Every year when the Costco wine advent calendar is released, at least half a dozen friends message me to ask if Josh and I will be partaking. We never have, mostly because it’s difficult to justify buying a case of blind wines when we already have cases of wine we’ve selected stacked in the house.Continue reading “The 12 Wines of Christmas: 2020 Edition”

Mental health and sports aren’t synonyms

Wine recommendation for this post: For a sports post there’s perhaps no better pairing than FitVine Cabernet. The FitVine wine label touts itself as being “healthier” than other wines because it’s low in residual sugar and contains no flavor additives. This is, generally speaking, true about their wines. But there are plenty of wines outContinue reading “Mental health and sports aren’t synonyms”

Sure, it’s game day…but when is it showtime?

Wine recommendation for this post:For a post about the arts I have to recommend something zesty with a fair bit of flair. Frontera ‘After Dark’ Malbec 2019 is a natural choice not only for it’s flavor profile and very approachable price point, but also because it’s a member of a wine collection partnered with SpotifyContinue reading “Sure, it’s game day…but when is it showtime?”