Last week, Randy and I went to Sonoma for the first time. We had a great time, and were quite impressed by the quality of wine. For each day, I will post the wineries we went to, along with notes. Should you be interested in visiting, I cross-referenced all these wineries–they appeared as the … More Sonoma Trip: Day One
This is part of the ProBlogger podcast 31 Days to a Better Blog. I’m doing it to see what I learn. Today’s exercise is to publish a link post, or a link to another blog–especially one that is useful. If you’re an active wine blogger, you probably know this one, but if you’re not, then … More Chianti Classico Riserva for $10?
Randy and I have just returned from a spontaneous wine trip to Sonoma, which occurred because of a graduation present from my parents (I just got a Master’s degree in special education). I plan on posting plenty of photos and reflections later. I knew very little about Sonoma beforehand–other than that it was known for … More Sonoma Wine Country: Cheat Sheet
(I realize it’s been months since I wrote the other two parts. I just got inspired to write other things, and never finished this. So here it is! You can read Part I here, and Part II here.) After finishing our dinner, we proceeded to speedwalk to the ArcLight Hollywood for “A Most Wanted Man,”–we … More Friday Night, Thirty-Four Years Old: Part III
Today I am listening to the ProBlogger podcast, and the challenge is to make a list post. I made one before, 8 Things to Know About Colorado Wine, so this will be my second. Before we get started, you may notice that I’ve changed the banner image for the blog. It’s not the best photo, … More Planning Your Trip to Los Olivos: Eight Tips
Dear Universe, How much cleaning do I need to do to be a real woman? Television depicts squeaky clean, cute homes where dishes never seem to need washing. Women’s magazines showcase dust-free living rooms with perfectly up-to-date furniture. Nobody ever has clutter or an unmade bed—ever. I have understood since I was a child that … More How Much Cleaning Do I Need to Do to Be a Real Woman?
Ever since I read this interview with Hong-Kong-based sommelier Jeannie Cho Lee, I’ve been intrigued by the sensory idea of red wine with spicy Asian food. She says that Chinese people love to have their spicy food with a tannic red wine, because the tannins enhance the fiery sensation. Whereas the European and American way … More Asian Food and Red Wine? Yes.