Book ReportsBecause a good book goes great with wine.
Root Cause: Can you imagine a world without wine? I can't! Rating: 4 outta 5 Author: Steven Laine Words about words: Tall. Dark. And handsome!?!?! Ummmm ... These are not the words I usually find in the books I read. I looked at my wife and said I know I told...read more
Intentionally Unintended Consequences. Life happens. For a bunch of guys hanging around Philadelphia with each other in 1776, declaring Independence from England was surely not what most of them thought they’d be doing when they sent a few disgruntled letters to the...read more
It's so pretty it hurts. Let's just cut to the chase. I'm over-the-top in love with this Wine Folly Master Collection. As a designer who has created a fancy box set or two in my time, there were a whole range of emotions ... and judgments ... and questions ... that...read more
Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt: The Complete History of Presidential Drinking Rating: 3.5 outta 5 Author: Mark Will-Weber Words about words: Let's say you're not entirely like me. Meaning that reading presidential biographies is not something you do for fun and...read more
The simple story. Prohibition, a.ka. The Volstead Act, a.k.a. The 18th Amendment … A time in American history when the decedents of people who came to America because they did not like being told how to live their lives spent many years telling others how to live...read more
Election 2018 has come and gone ... mostly. Whether you’re in need of solace or celebration after these midterms, wine is clearly the perfect choice. But, James you say, “I need something stronger!!!” My friend, you should consider the drink of America’s original...read more
Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live for Taste Rating: 5 outta 5 Author: Bianca Bosker Words about words: Over the last two years, I’ve read tons of books on wine. Let’s just...read more