Archive for the ‘IMHO’ Category

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The Removal of Wine Train passengers is a symptom of a bigger problem

Well, this was bound to happen, regardless of race, creed, or political party. The removal of Wine Train passengers brings a lot of issues to the forefront, from the side of someone on the other side of the bar. Let me digress for a second… When I was working in tasting rooms, inevitably some group […]

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How about you, girlfriend? Are you into wine, too?

Ah, the use of the word “girlfriend.” How about you, girlfriend? Are you into wine, too? is easy to now ask. This has the potential to put some guys on edge, I just realized. A gentleman on Facebook recently wanted to know when “girlfriend” had become main stream for women. This person is a perfect […]

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The real wine scandal in the hit TV show “Scandal”

Okay, I have a love/hate relationship with the show “Scandal.” The intrigue, I love. The fast talking is like a bad Seinfeld episode…

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I’ve been thinking about this “Lite Wine for Women,” and I’m not so happy

Yeah, yeah, I know… Guys love “lite” beer, targeted at men who have developed an extra pack. “Drink as much, but at a fraction of the calories.” Seems like something so great. I’ve always felt there’s something wrong with “diet” food, though. Eating and drinking “on a diet” is not eating and drinking as a […]

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The way bloggers are now being approached… What a good laugh I just had

I’m so happy to keep you in the loop of the ridiculous… My little wine blog keeps me endlessly amused, by the way, and I love sharing. We’re actually making history with current affairs, here. I got an Email this morning, and knew that I’d not be interested in what was being offered, just by […]

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“Sonoma County’s Riviera ~ A Winery Done Well,” produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola (Rated “G”)

More than once on this blog, I’ve written about children having a place at wineries. They should have a place, in my humble opinion. Most winery owners have children, and their children – like mine did when living at home – were able to enjoy wine with their meals. Why not? Wine is a liquid […]

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When they’re out of control

Another year, another barrel tasting, and another trip to the vomitorium… Ah, barrel tasting… It’s such a joy when they come to town. Townies hide out, by the way. People ask me, “Are you going barrel tasting?” “Ah…. no thanks.” But, that’s just me and a few of us who have been here long enough […]