Archive for the ‘You’ve Got to Be Kidding Me’ Category

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The Most Embarrassing Side of Wine Travel… Musings

This was the point where I should have taken a bow… Hindsight is always 20/20 vision, right? So, I’m a guest of Colonnara Viticultori in Cupramontana ~ In the Castelli di Jesi region of Le Marche. This day, we were having lunch at family Ristorante in a neighboring town. It was as authentic as it could possibly be. […]

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Corkscrew, by Peter Stafford-Bow, a wine buyer, through his lens

You can’t anticipate any of it, your eyes will bug out of your head as you read it. You’ll wonder, how will he get himself out of this one? You’ve just got to read it to understand that I’m not joshing you. This book is hysterical, as he nails his characters with great depth of understanding and humor.

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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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The Dark Side of Lovely Wine Country ~ Is there any excuse for this?

[Image is from PBS.org.] This story was pulled for a bit today, because I was trying to get to the bottom of a “he said, she said,” and I now have. The owner gave me a conflicting story, and it doesn’t match with what I’ve been able to ascertain from the police, so I’m running […]

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Are you ready for wine bottles that could be eaten once you’ve drunk what’s inside?

Hardly, I can only say, as I sit here shaking my head. Here’s the story on Mail Online: The bottles that could be EATEN once you’ve drunk what’s inside, written by Julian Gavaghan. “Future bottles could be eaten after scientists developed an edible material that can taste like the drink inside. “The product, a membrane […]