The Major Reds, Major Whites

Allow me to introduce the stars of the show.  By collection of name only.  As I study each of these beauties, expect a fleshy blog post, devoting to each its own time in the spotlight. Major White Grape Varieties: Albariño Assyrtiko Chardonnay Chenin Blanc Grüner Veltliner Gewurztraminer Marsanne Melon de Bourgogne Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains … Continue reading The Major Reds, Major Whites

Confucious Said So?

"Choose a job you love, and you will never work a day in your life." ~ Confucius Linkage to the ancient Chinese sage Confucius as the origin of this insightful quote is debatable and appears to be spurious; anachronistic elements suggest that "job choice" or flexibility of work in the era {485 BC} of Confucius was possible, yet it … Continue reading Confucious Said So?

Dare to think. Differently.

"To seek, to strive, to find, and not to yield." ~ Quote is the final verse of Lord Tennyson’s Ulysses Tell me wine is NOT a great thing of tumultuous beauty - I dare you - and then I'll call you insane.  In all my studies, tasting room tours, vineyard visits, literary explorations, conversations with … Continue reading Dare to think. Differently.