Archive for the Tag 'Thanksgiving'


Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Each year, once our family is about to have our Thanksgiving meal, we like to first say why we’re thankful. I, like most of you, have a lot of thanks for the people who have a great impact my life. I’m going to try to include you all here. This is just a snapshot of […]


Happy Thanksgiving To You!

Happy Thanksgiving … May you and yours have a lovely day filled with all the riches that life can afford. I appreciate you, thanks for being here.


Happy Thanksgiving!


Holiday Gift Giving Ideas Beginning With Thanksgiving ~ Wine Country Gift Baskets Are Great

For Your Thanksgiving Hosts… I’ve been preparing Thanksgiving, since the day my mom decided she was through cooking the big holiday dinner for what had become 20+ people in our family. Mom and Dad had brought us all together for so long that it was just time for Mom to retire from the kitchen… clear […]


Happy Thanksgiving!


Wrap Up Your Holiday Gift Giving in Style ~ Bella Vita Bags Just Blew My Mind

While it may be too late to purchase any of these bags for Thanksgiving, I know what many of you are going to be doing the day after Thanksgiving. Have I got some bags for you that will make your gifts of wine so easily and amazingly packaged. I was asked by Marisa China of […]


Desmond Estate Vineyard ~ Hand Crafting Wines a Few Barrels at a Time

I first met the Desmond Estate Vineyard family about a month ago at The Sixth Annual Pinot on the River tasting. It was right in my back yard, as is the Desmond family. All of this is in Russian River Valley… a great place to live and work. At the Grand Tasting, held at Rodney […]


Social Media Would Like You To Think That Magazines Are Dying on the Vine

First Annual Reader Appreciation Day on Wine-Blog: Don’t forget to comment each day with your name during this week. It’s for the drawing… a pair of gorgeous Riedel Vinum etched glasses from my PSILY stash. The winner will be announced this Saturday morning on Wine-Blog. Good luck! Just in time for Thanksgiving… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ But, are […]


First Annual Reader Appreciation Day on Wine-Blog

It’s an amazing thing to have developed a following for these Juicy Tales, all behind the scenes in my wine country travels as a publicist and wine grape advocacy executive director for PS I Love You. As we head into the season of Thanksgiving, I’m thinking about you, the reader of this blog. I’m grateful […]