Archive for the Tag 'Jancis Robinson'

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From the Chill to the Thrill ~ 2015 Senda\Verde Godello Bierzo

This is how it works for me, today… Wine Century Club #167 Senda\Verde 2015 Godello, Bierzo, (082016). La Senda Bodegas y Viñedos España Samples arrive from all over the world, and I’m thrilled. My scope of wine is expanding exponentially steeper daily about the world of wine, every time my door bell rings and a […]

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Vinous sisterhood of sensibilities ~ An inside view of how wine women think and write about wine and more

When in high school, I wasn’t one of the sorority girls. I roamed the hallways of Lewiston High School during lunch time to drop into any number of groups, listen to what they were saying, voice an opinion. and then move on. I wasn’t a joiner back then. Women were discussing women’s issues, I was […]

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Dear Jo ~ In Search of White Chianti & Books on Starting a Winery ~ Both Are Good Questions

[Today is the second of five days to register for holiday gifts from Wine-blog. Simply leave your name in the comments for a chance to win. Rules.] QUESTION from Lauren: Hi Jo, my boyfriend is a  wine lover and blogger and has mentioned to me on a few occasions about a white Chianti. Chianti is […]

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Historic Vineyard Society

This is a group, even though I’m not involved, that’s near and dear to my heart. With my involvement on behalf of Petite Sirah, and PS being a heritage grape variety, I get what this group is doing… Preservation and historical relevance, I can dig that. I’ve been fighting hard for the last nine years […]

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Beyond Blogging II ~ a.k.a. Living

In Steve Heimoff’s story, called Beyond blogging, he talks about fellow blogger Jeff LeFevre of Good Grape. Steve wrote: I was glad to see that Jeff LeFevre, the author of Good Grape: A Wine Manifesto wine blog, now is writing an column for Forbes.com. This is a big step for Jeff, whom I’ve come to […]