Book Report: Root Cause

Book Report: Root Cause

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...
Dinner with Steven Spurrier

Dinner with Steven Spurrier

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...
Wine Folly Master Guide

Wine Folly Master Guide

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...
Book Report: Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt

Book Report: Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt

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...
Get out the vote … and a bottle.

Get out the vote … and a bottle.

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...