On the road again…


Above: Innsbruck, Tryol (Austria) as seen from the air. When I was in my twenties, the view would have thrilled me. Today, it makes me pine for my family.

The unbridled curiosity of youth took me to Europe in my 20s when I spent a decade alternating school years between Los …read more

October Wine Round-Up

Now that the weather has cooled down in Texas, I’ve been lucky enough to get a number of wine shipments coming my way. Those shipments led us to another #TipsyTuesday with a group of work colleagues. Sometimes you have to kiss many frogs before you find your prince, …read more

2011 Wildhaven Blazing Red

2011 Wildhaven Blazing Red

Varietal: Merlot
Region: Columbia Valley, Washington – USA
Cost: $11-$14

Winemaker’s Notes: True to its nose, robust flavors of berry cobbler and black cherries swirl with notes of mocha and deep spice, punctuated by medium-firm tannins on the finish.

My Review: If you’ve ever been to a Total Wine (and …read more