Archive for the Tag 'Industrial Revolution'


Who’s more responsible for higher alochol wines: Mother Nature, Wine Critics, or Winemakers?

Mother Nature Argument Anyone who doesn’t believe in global warming yet surely has his or her head buried in the sand. Blame it on the natural way of the world and/or human intervention… it’s happening. I saw a comparative image this past week, and I thought, “Well, I wonder if my cousin will still say […]


Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis & China

When I was teaching anatomy and physiology, this word was the student’s first lesson, the very first day of class. Why, because if my students could write, pronounce, and define this word they could handle all that was coming down the line with the skeletal, muscular, nervous, and circulatory systems. Pneu mono ultra microscopic silico […]


Alternative Wine Marketing is Now Edging Toward Becoming Traditional

Welcome to what I’m now referring to as the “electronics communications revolution.” Just two years ago, this wasn’t a thought in my head on any given day. Last year, it began to creep in as something possible. Today, it’s happening in nanoseconds. Just as the industrial revolution was a tumultuous upheaval that our forefathers had […]