Give me liberty or give me death!

Or wine ... I'd prefer to keep it to Liberty and Wine.

Here's the deal.

I’m a pretty independent guy. That goes for politics, trends and giving my opinion on everything … including the stuff I write about on here.

That’s the way it will always be.

Transparency is awesome.

Unless I say so in the post or the review, you can assume that whatever I’m writing about was bought and paid for with my own hard earned cash.

If/when you see ads running on here, someone gives me a product to review, or a free glass of wine, you can also assume that I will still give my honest two cents. Those ads and freebies may go away after that, but that’s ok with me too. After a life in building brands, I know that being authentic brings around like minded folks … so this place will be what it will be.

Honestly …

I’m sure there will be things that I’ll rate poorly for whatever reason. That said, I really don’t have the energy or excitement to write about people, places and things that I don’t enjoy.

I prefer to spend my creativity empowering and encouraging the success of things I like. If it excites and inspires me, I want to share that with you. If it sucks, I’ll do my best to help you avoid it. If it’s just not my thing, you’ll know that too.

The Rating System

1 star

1 Star

Do I really need to explain this one?

Don’t do it.

Just don’t

1 star1 star

2 Stars

I’ll finish the glass.

What else is there to drink around here?

1 star1 star1 star

3 Stars

Good. Drinkable. Maybe I’ll have it again in the future.

It might or might not be my thing, but I won’t hold that against it.

1 star1 star1 star1 star

4 Stars

This is really good. Stock up! Hoard.

 Tell only those you want to share with.

1 star1 star1 star1 star1 star

5 Stars

A historic wine.

One for the ages.

Stories will be told long into the future.

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