Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Wining thankfully...

Yep, it's that time of year again. Articles abound - what wine to pair with turkey, what recipes to use, what we're thankful for. Christmas music fills the air...etc.

I'm thankful, too. Thankful that I get to play in the wine biz - tasting great wines and delicious foods, hanging with winemakers and writers and enthusiasts, dreaming of the day I can put the day job aside and focus 100% on wine.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Guerrilla wining...

One of the perks of being the Goddess of Wine is that people send me wine! A few weeks ago, winemaker Bruce Patch of Wine Guerrilla sent me a box of wine to taste. Well, not a box of wine - a box with 3 bottles of wine! I couldn't get to it right away due to a head cold (hard to smell and taste with a code in by dose), but when I could smell again, I pulled together a tasting with the team: Debra B (multiple certifications in wine education), winemaker Shawn Shai Halahmy (Shai Cellars), wild child Marya G (a great palate and lots of wine experience), First Acolyte JD (always coming from a slightly different place), and yours truly.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Wine Camping with the Goddess at LearnAboutWine...

Yes, indeedy! The Goddess returns to LearnAboutWine's Wine Camp on Saturday, November 5th and Sunday, November 6th! This is your chance to:
  1. Learn about wine in a fun, safe environment while tasting terrific wines and delicious snacks!
  2. Meet me - the Goddess of Wine herself! And JD, too!

Here's the scoop from LearnAboutWine- hope you can join us!

Learn the wine basics from A - Z!

Taste seven great wines and acquire the skills to evaluate what you smell and taste. 
LA’s #1 wine class with over 35,000 students since 1995!