Inspiration ON: BECOMING A SOMMELIER "Much like their forebears, few of today's top U.S. Sommeliers came into the restaurant business planning to do what they are currently doing. But a common factor binds them now: a passion for wine that almost defies description. Both their professional lives and their personal lives are centered around wine. … Continue reading Excerpt from “Secrets of the Sommeliers”
“The Kitchen Confidential of wine: Read this book, and you’ll never be intimidated by wine—or wine snobs—again.” ~Madeline Puckette, co-author of Wine Folly In the world of wine, just as life in general, one cannot literally "know it all". Wine especially, is like that. In its entirety, wine is an infinite source of history, artistry, … Continue reading Book Review: “Cork Dork”
Being from Paso Robles, being in love with wine, being ever proud of my physical and intellectual thirst of all things wine, I gifted myself today with a ridiculously priced but stunning hard cover coffee table book about the region that I know well and still call my home. As I venture farther and farther … Continue reading Hedonist: a person who believes that the pursuit of pleasure is the most important thing in life; a pleasure-seeker.