Author Archives: joyofwine

Life is Short…Drink More Wine.

Hey, I know it’s been a long time. My aspirations to write a weekly blog pretty much went out the window after my last posting in…October? Life, heartache, loss and writer’s block seem to keep me off the page. My … Continue reading

Posted in Joy of Wine, Personal Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Any Day is a Good Day for Bordeaux

Not only is the Italian wine selection impressive at the store, but Bordeaux also has its fair share of excellency here. The usual suspects are not here though. You won’t find any Château Lafite, Latour, Margaux or any other first … Continue reading

Posted in Tasting, wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thank God for Friends – there when you need them.

I’ve been away from this blog for a bit…all good intentions to write, and then something inevitably comes up. Life has a way of kicking you when you’re down. I’m not sure if any can relate, but it seems that … Continue reading

Posted in Personal Stories, Tasting | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

International Albariño Day

It’s International Albariño Day! I’m so glad they give this grape its due course and deservedly so! It’s crisp, refreshing tropical fruit wines are perfect for a hot summer day to sip on the patio, share a glass with a … Continue reading

Posted in Varietals, wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Collisioni – A collision of music, wine…and food!

Collisioni 2017 is in the books with successful concerts from Placebo and Robbie Williams, readings from poets, authors and actors, and copious amounts of wine tasted along with a new initiative this year:  Progetto Food. For me, this was my … Continue reading

Posted in Life and Education, Tasting, wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment