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...
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...
SOMM 3: SOMM More Please!

SOMM 3: SOMM More Please!

© Forgotten Man Films SOMM 3 Blind tasting wizardry, good stories, and some pretty darn cool people Rating: 4 outta 5 By: Forgotten Man Films and Samuel Goldwyn Films Christmas came early for wine geeks. On Friday, Somm 3 released on Amazon, Itunes, etc… Which was...
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...
Book Report: Cork Dork

Book Report: Cork Dork

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...