Liquid Harmony

Liquid Harmony

Harmony. Think Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. Think Picasso’s The Old Guitarist. It’s that moment when various elements come together to create magic. And magic really is the word, no? Wine can also sip in harmony, and I can think of no better example than...
The Top 10 Wines to Invest In Today

The Top 10 Wines to Invest In Today

Imagine that back in the day you invested in a case of 1992 Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon wine. When released, mailing list members had the chance to snag a bottle of this “cult wine” for a mere US$75.00. Fast forward to now, and one bottle alone goes...
Welcome, Lady Adelaide

Welcome, Lady Adelaide

Alas! The Quinta Do Vallado Adelaide 2015 is now available! Though my posts generally focus on a historical event related to the wine I’m writing about, today’s is all about NOW! There’s no time to look back because our latest IBO, an ultra-premium Douro Valley...
Thanks for the “New World,” Magellan!

Thanks for the “New World,” Magellan!

When it comes to wine, oceanic influences are quite significant. Yet what happens in Casablanca, Chile is far different from Bordeaux, France.   Sure, all oceans and seas are massive moderators, but think about coastal France, Portugal and Spain in comparison to...
Grapes are of the Essence

Grapes are of the Essence

Every morning we wake up at a certain time on a certain day and we go about our routines. You probably have multiple clocks, from one hanging on the wall to your stove, your phone and on your wrist. But it hasn’t always been this way. For the majority of human...
Because Life Needs Good and Evil

Because Life Needs Good and Evil

Black and white. Chaos and order. Sinner. Sinless. Life is a constant search for the happy medium, the yin and the yang. It’s as renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson explains, “Order is not enough. You can’t just be stable, and secure, and unchanging, because...