Archive for the Tag 'Gary Vaynerchuk'


Besides wine, what Gary Vee has brought to the table ~ The Thank You Economy

I finished this book a while ago, The Thank You Economy. Then my life got really busy; beyond the normal working for clients, taking care of a home, and enjoying my hobby (wine blogging): Two new grandchildren were born within three months of each other, and within a half hour of us To our two […]


My Number One Criticism of Wine Bloggers ~ Beware, This Involves Another Clown

Okay, so I’m on your site. I want to say something to you, and I don’t want it to be in your comments section. How the heck do I – or anyone else for that matter – reach you? Telling me who you are is Number Two, but very closely on the heels of Number […]


Okay, I just did something very naughty + How more ridiculous does it get out there?

Imagine getting a press release from a huge PR firm in New York City, and the title of the person contacting me is Manager, Social Media and ePR. What a great title, huh? I get queries all the time now, from one firm or another, coming out of big cities. Most of the people behind […]


Well, Gary Vee Tricked Me

From my years of being in the wine business, on September 8, 2008, I observed that Gary Vay*ner*chuk would be the next Parker. For most of the established wine world, that was a daring statement and pretty inconceivable. For the millennial generation, that prediction was dead on, and they knew it. Now everyone’s writing about […]


Wine School of Philadelphia ~ Keith Wallace ~ Wine Writer #28

CONTEST: Why I Want to Go To Portugal to Visit Enoforum Wines with Jo Diaz Something that I had written in one of my blog postings, which was something known within the wine industry but not really general knowledge, drew Keith Wallace to me. He was writing a story for The Daily Beast, and was […]


Getting a Read on What Jeff Lefevere Thinks, and it’s Quite Extraordinary

If you’re like I am, you might enjoy an intro something like Ella Fitzgerald’s, “Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered,” when it comes to where all of this social media and networking stuff is going. I’m sure of one thing, though, if you don’t get on this wave of the future, you’re surely gonna miss a really […]