Legislative Update

I wanted to take a break from my Virginia trip recap and applaud the mid-year results of Free the Grapes!, the national consumer-winery grassroots coalition that supports legal, regulated direct shipping, summarized results so far in 2009: Wins: Legislators in Tennessee, Kansas and Maine created winery direct shipping permits, increasing the number of active, legalRead more

Blue Lobster Blue

Once again, it’s that time of year where I bid adieu to my reds and welcome the Chards, Vogniers, and sparkling wines with open arms. Okay, so maybe not the entire truth, but with the warm weather here to stay, I typically shy away from big reds and walk on the wild side. With temperaturesRead more

A Perfect Pairing

For the record, I’m not a big fan of PB&Js (a.k.a. peanut butter and jelly sandwich). I enjoy peanut butter cookies, fudge, and candy bars, but usually not between two slices of bread with jelly. In my thirty years, I can probably count the number of times I’ve had a PB&J on one hand. SoRead more