The Chef’s Experience on Table 65

This one's for my oenophiles. Settled in the Rancho Bernardo hills of Southern California lies Avant inside the Rancho Bernardo Inn. The Table 65 experience is a delightful option for those looking for an elevated dining experience, connected right to the action of a restaurant wine room and private kitchen.  I've just booked this table … Continue reading The Chef’s Experience on Table 65

Time to Nerd: April 7, 2018

Hello and happy new year, friends! Looking back at '17 and in the now of '18, it is apparent that committing to patterns and habit setting in the fourth quarter of last year was an obvious personal challenge.  Accomplishing anything in the fourth quarter of the year seems like a good idea, and possible until … Continue reading Time to Nerd: April 7, 2018

Wine Friends, Wine Frenemies.

 "The things you are passionate about are not random, they are your calling."   ~ Fabienne Fredrickson, Founder of Boldheart Fact:  Multiple people can feel passion for the same things. Fact: The wine world has been very warm, and welcoming to me. Fact:  Throwing shade at someone will always keep you from shining your own light. A … Continue reading Wine Friends, Wine Frenemies.

Southbound to Austin, TX

The best part about being a wine-geek is [without a doubt] the ongoing set of new things you discover, taste, experience, and learn about on the journey to full-blown wine nerd.  I've lately become a huge fan of the history in Washington and the juicy, impressive wines the region is producing.  And, who's with me … Continue reading Southbound to Austin, TX