Developing Inspiration

Fair warning, some intense doting incoming! Brittany has been an immense force of inspiration over the last year. Upon starting her own event business last year, L’avventura Events, she has taken the proverbial bull by the horns. On top of that her newfound approach to life has been something that I have truly taken to … Continue reading Developing Inspiration

Where is the wine industry going?

For some reason this question has popped up at almost every tasting or event that I have done in the last month. The honest answer is that I have no real idea but I have some hunches. I relate a lot of what is happening in the industry today to the 1990s. The 90s were … Continue reading Where is the wine industry going?

Harvest Wrap Up v2018

As soon as harvest wrapped up this year it was right onto the road for a couple of whirlwind trips around the good 'ole US of A. Even early on in the winemaking process the 2018 vintage is looking very VERY solid. With an incredibly consistent growing season, mother nature has set us up for … Continue reading Harvest Wrap Up v2018

Growing up and Moving Forward

As is tradition I fall off the blog writing wagon at some point in May or June, follow up with one or two in the late summer or early fall but quickly find myself in a post-harvest haze wondering where the year as gone. 2018 is no different, except that there is some BIG news … Continue reading Growing up and Moving Forward