Archive for the Tag 'Magazine'


A Dijon Business School Class Is Creating A Wine Blog Award As a Class Project

How interesting is that going to be for the students! On my end, just being considered for an award is always an honor. This week I was asked to participate in an evaluation process that is going to be very thorough. Once the announcement is made, I’ll support it with a story; for now, I’m […]


What’s funny, sexy, and blue all over?

The Mutineer Magazine Holiday Comedy Festival at Sonoma’s Jacuzzi Vineyards on December 11! I may be wrong, and please tell me if I am; but, I can’t remember a wine magazine ever doing something like this… And, I mean holding a specific event, whose singular purpose it to raise funds for a worthy cause. Again, […]


Wine-Blog’s Fourth Bloggiversary

Weekly Holidaze Drawing: Just leave a comment on any wine-blog entry this month, to win gifts this December: We all have to thank Gwendolyn Alley (ArtPredator and WinePredator) for the word “Bloggiversary.” Here I am with my fourth and reflecting on those past four years of amazing changes. When I began blogging, it was because […]


Tis the Season for Wine & Spirits Book Reviews

It has never been more clear to me that authors scramble to get their books published just in time for the holiday season. It had better be released now, or the reviews will be missed in the holidaze craze of reviewing. What’s come to me (or I’ve been queried to see if I’d write about […]


Rocky Mountain News ~ Sign of the Times

This is my 500th Wine-blog submission… About 50 of the entries have been from others who are talented and I’ve given them space. The other 450 have come from my heart and soul, with no monetary compensation, just a passion to share wine business stories. As I write this entry, I can’t help but reflect […]