Decided to have a bit of fun today, and when one wants fun, what better way than with a quick round of Word Association! Our victims today are the bright, brilliant, congenial, and above all patient Monte Bello Tasting Room… Read More ›
Wine talk that knows no boundry.
Thoughts On Being A 2012 Wine Blog Awards Finalist, Part I (with apologies to Shunryu Suzuki) – “In Japan we have the phrase ‘shoshin’, which means ‘beginner’s mind.’ The goal of practice is always to keep our beginner’s mind.” “This… Read More ›
Oeno Econ. Wine & Economics. Art & Commerce. How about these for a pair of quotes? The first is from a letter to the editor in Decanter magazine, and the second is from a letter to the editor in The New York… Read More ›
Consider “market pressure” in the wine industry, particularly as it relates to the fiscal realities of producing wine. A producer of wine lives in many, many time zones concurrently. At any given time, one lives within the following: –Land laying fallow, awaiting new planting. –New… Read More ›
For a thorough refresher on Part I, please click here. As to a summary, it was the 3rd anniversary of our blog going live. And it was the birthday of the late, great jazz bassist Paul Chambers. To celebrate, a… Read More ›