Archive for the Tag 'Sommelier Journal'

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Wine Blog Awards ~ The Voting Has Begun

For the last five years, I’ve been writing my brains out in my wine journal (this blog). What I’ve learned about wine blogging, and what I’ve learned about the Wine Blog Awards: About wine blogging: It’s good to have an editor… and I do pay someone to help me with my wine blog… but sometimes […]

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Deborah Parker Wong, AIWS ~ Wine Writer #42

Deborah Parker Wong recently told me, “Your blog is a great resource!” I’m glad she noticed… Having this blog be a resource is my second reason for keeping it up. My first has always been to journal my process as a wine publicist, as I’ve said many times here. What I find interesting about the […]

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All Hail the Grape Goddess ~ Catherine Fallis ~ Wine Writer

I’ve personally marveled at those people who become Master Sommeliers, because they not only have to be able to identify vitis from all over the world, but they’ve also got to know the spirits world really well, too… And cigars… (Sorry, tobacco was my father’s death, so I can’t even go there). Their knowledge is […]

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Touring Suisun Valley with Ben Weinberg of the Rocky Mountain News

The greatest joy of a publicist is “delivery the goods.” By that I mean, learn the story, refine it, tell it, and get someone else enthused enough to also want to discover the essentials and tell it in his or her own words. This just happened for me with Suisun Valley. Suisun is a delightful […]