It's been quite some time since my last post, June of 2019 to be exact. And while I trust I don't need to fill you in on the events of 2020, I've compiled a chronological journal of my own to share some personal highlights of the past 18 months. April 2019 Left my job as… Continue reading Long overdue….
While I'm pretty sure I have less than ten followers on my blog, I still feel compelled to scream out into the interverse (I just made that word up) my newfound-love for the Wine Face podcast. For the past two months, I've been cramming as much wine knowledge into my skull as humanly possible, but… Continue reading A Podcast I’m Savouring.
I haven't written anything in a few weeks, but only because we've been occupied on some pretty great road adventures. James was lucky enough to score free tickets to the 2019 Masters Tournament in Augusta, GA, and during his time away I packed Elwynn into the car and we made our way down the coast… Continue reading Slow-Coasting
Yesterday's post was an emotional one, and I would be lying if I said it wasn't fueled by a little bit of wine. A huge part of what drove my decision to shift my career into the wine business is how many layers of complexity can be found in a single glass that continue to… Continue reading Primitivo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zuuObGsB0No When routine bites hardAnd ambitions are lowAnd resentment rides highBut emotions won't growAnd we're changing our waysTaking different roadsLove, love will tear us apart againLove, love will tear us apart againWhy is the bedroom so cold?Turned away on your sideIs my timing that flawed?Our respect run so dry?Yet there's still this appealThat we've kept… Continue reading Love will tear us apart, again.
I've begun to compile a list of must-reads for the weeks, months and years ahead. While I have an affinity for turning an actual page, practicality calls for a compact multifunctional e-reader (read: iPad) that will allow me to navigate between blogs, books, taking photos, and of course, writing. Here are the essential reads I've… Continue reading My Essential Travel Reads
Back in January of this year, I knew I was ready to quit my job in tech, get as far away from Silicon Valley as one could in Sonoma County, and eventually find a way to leverage my experience as an operations and facilities manager in the wine industry. The following March, I enrolled in… Continue reading The Journey Begins