Archive for the Tag 'art'


My Story for Passion of Wine ~ Partie un

Traditional, Professional, and Family ~ I Am She TRADITIONAL: My maternal grandparents were Pierre Bernier and Abbie Ouellette Bernier. My first four years of life, they only spoke French to me. I would give it a try back to them. I remember my grandmother telling me, “You have great intonation,” when I was then studying […]


Beyond Bordeaux – Season 1 – A Travel Series with Host Patrick Cappiello

I’m really pleased that I was asked to consider giving publicity to a new travels series called Beyond Bordeaux. The LCBO Broadcast Production Group‘s series takes us beyond the obvious… the wines. When I had time to review the episodes, I was hooked. Culture, baby. If you want to know a wine region, learn the […]


Wine is only one element of culture ~ Alentejo’s Azulejos

Alentejo’s Azulejos ~ the art of Portuguese tiles… The world of wine leads to so, so much more. Travel opens up the myriad of channels to that passion of wine, always revealing more than you expected to appreciate.


Billy The Artist

Billy The Artist is now providing something fun and creative to the wine business… A double wine bag for starters, but a whole lot more, too. You can check out Planet Random Designs for more details on the company carrying his designs. A little bit about Billy the Artist from his Vimeo site: Billy the […]


That is a service that we don’t offer…

[Comment today to win the pair of tickets for the Rhone Rangers grand tasting… Drawing this Saturday.] “That is a service that we don’t offer,” was my recent response, inspired by Jose when I asked him, “Can you tell me why I’m asked to give away my high res photography for free all of the […]


Bioscapes of Wine ~ Prepare to Be Amazed by The Art in Wine

CONTEST: Why I Want to Go To Portugal to Visit Enoforum Wines with Jo Diaz My cousin Margo likes to share her world of wine with me, and in so doing, she’s turns me onto things I might otherwise miss. She just came across a totally fascinating artist, who is recreating the wine world in a […]