Posts Tagged ‘wine’

Why Wine?

Why Wine?

Wine is my work venue, and it touches almost everything in my life, so I find it interesting to go from the wine connection node to one life linkage to another. So this weekly "ramble" will not just be a critic’s review of wines, a collection of wine and grape factoids or a dialogue on trends in the wine world -- though those will be main components in future articles -- but rather a brief synopsis of my personal take on the state of micro agriculture which is the foundation of modern wine making. [Read the rest of this article...]

The Terroir of Tempranillo (El Terruño de Tempranillo)

The Terroir of Tempranillo (El Terruño de Tempranillo)

Despite the fact that most wine drinkers can only name two or three wines by variety, tempranillo and rioja are such catchy words that they are easily remembered by those who try the wines, especially when they taste the fresh, fruit-forward, sunny and sometimes spicy Rioja wines made with this grape and find that the first sip demands a second, and then many more -- don’t even get me started on how well wines made with tempranillo pair while munching tapas! [Read the rest of this article...]

Animated Balls: Election 2012

Episode 1: It's Hard to Choose Just One

Episode 2: Occupy Wall Street

Episode 3: 999! The Cain Train to Prosperity

Episode 4: Small Government

Episode 5: Newt is Forgiven

Episode 6: A Candidate with Big Balls

Episode 7: Why We Must Elect Rick!

Episode 8: Don't Make Me Use the "S" Word!

Episode 9: Santorum & Obamaville

Episode 10: Settle for Mitt!

Episode 12: Austerity and Obama's Debt!

Episode 13: From My Cold, Dead Hands!

Episode 14: Ryan is a Bold Choice for VP!

Episode 15: Mitt Romney's Taxes

Episode 16: Mitt & Me; 2 Peas in a Pod!

Episode 17: Mitt and the 47%

Episode 18: The PA Voter ID Law

Episode 19: The Boss is Running!

Episode 20: Benghazi Has Legs

Episode 21: Grover, the NRA, and the GOP

Animated Balls: A New Frontier!

Piers Morgan & the White House Conspire Against Alex Jones!

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