Archive for the ‘Movie’ Category

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Somm navel gazing

Tweet Somm navel gazing? Last night, Jose chose a movie. We were both so happy to see Somm in Netflix. We had yet to see it. I love documentaries, so I was ready to love this one. Something I liked right away from this film… “Study wine, you study history.” I whole heartedly agree. As […]

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Busy bodies, they make the world go round… sorta…

Tweet I know, sometimes I’m one myself; like, I just reported a car that was dumped across the street from my house at the beginning of June 2012, and it was still there on June  25. I went out, had a look… the dust that had accumulated on it was enough that I could have […]

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A Good Year ~ A Great Movie

Tweet IMAGE: LuxInteriorDesigns.com Website. LOCATION: Uncle Henry’s Chateau La Siroque is actually Chateau La Canorgue, which is set in the Provence region, Luberon, France. This the first time I’ve ever written about a movie I’ve seen. Because it’s a movie that’s written about our wine lifestyle, A Good Year (written by Peter Mayle and directed […]

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Meeting someone extraordinary ~ beyond Karen Stanton is Ginny Ruffner

Tweet [Images are from the Ginny Ruffner The Movie Website. Ginny Ruffner is on the right.] I couldn’t wait to meet Paul Gregutt, of Wine Enthusiast magazine. We’ve known each other over the miles for what seems like forever. Who knows when it all began. He’s a writer in the Seattle area, and it’s my […]

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True Grit ~ Weighing In on A Publicist’s Tie-In

Tweet Image via Wikipedia In 2005, as I was trying to better explain what Petite Sirah is, I thought that it would be a great idea to tie it to something we could all relate to, and to an all-American legend, in order to really drive the point home. So, I tied it to John […]

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The Vintner’s Luck ~ A Give Away

Tweet The Vintner’s Luck is a DVD coming out on September 20th, 2010. I’m going to give you what I got for a press release, because I’ve not seen the movie, so I’m not going to try to even reinvent this one. From Mark Pitchford: Experience the passion that lies behind the perfect vintage in […]