March 2011

stare, swirl, sniff, sip, swish/slurp, spit/swallow

March 23, 2011

(The Very Basics was supposed to be the title, but the alliteration was just too annoyingly perfect to pass over.  Plus, it’s a little more obvious as to what this post is about, no?) What do you do with the wine in your glass? Drink it, obviously. But if you’re at a winery you only [...]


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my new world of wine

March 21, 2011

Not a single person has asked about the new job, but I’m going to tell you about it anyway.  Afterall, I’ve dished out $80 for the new layout of this blog.  It’s only fair that I get a couple rolls in the hay for loose change like that. That doesn’t make sense?  Oh well.  Readership [...]


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open mouth, out comes dumb

March 9, 2011

Yesterday morning was my first wine trail meeting, at a very early (for me) 8am.  Appearing awake and alert was my goal, but my brain was struggling to cooperate. After a quick introduction to a few people my boss runs out for a second, leaving me alone.  No big deal, I thought, as a woman [...]


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if it comes in 3′s…

March 3, 2011

If you caught me 2 weeks ago, I’d say things have been looking up.  After a whole ‘lotta time wondering if I was wandering down the road towards Old Barmaid’dom, I landed a sweet new gig.  In the wine industry.  Locally.  It’s pretty much “right up my alley”, if all are to be believed, because [...]


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