Archive for the Tag 'Virginia'


Winery with guest cottages ~ Thomas George Estates Winery

Headed to wine country and want to do it in true style…  A winery with guest cottages ~ Thomas George Estates Winery is where you want to be, if you’re in Russian River Valley. I’ve long been a supporter of Westside Road, having spent my first five years in the wine business there. At the […]


2011 Wine, Beer, and Spirits Books ~ Holiday Gift Giving Ideas

Getting ready for Black Friday or Cyber Monday purchases? Here’s my annual list, based on favorite reads over the past year, so you’ll be ready to blast off… The links I’m giving you take you to Websites where the books are now being sold. ALCHEMY First Steps in Winemaking If you’ve ever wanted to make […]


Do you have issues with Corkage? I got over mine…

I just read this Facebook question: “What are your issues about Corkage Fees?” written by Bill Eyer. This question was stemming from a thoughtful blog on the subject at Cruvee Corner Wine Blog, also written by Bill Eyer. First, Corkage fees are defined as what one pays when he or she brings his or her […]