• One Glass
  • The Universal Language of Wine:  Fullerton Wines

    “Great wine speaks profoundly, a universal language transcending any one culture.”  ~The Fullerton Family Have you ever heard of Fullerton Wines? If you haven’t, they are a small producer of elegantly crafted Pinot Noir and Chardonny based out of Beaverton, OR. The story of Fullerton Wines goes back to 1969. When 14 year old Eric […]

  • In My Backyard
  • Kudos Wines – An affordable and great introduction to Oregon Wines

    According to Merriam Webster, the word “kudos” means “praise or respect that you get because of something you have done or achieved”. For Laurent Montalieu, this word takes a new meaning. Providing quality wine at affordable prices is always a key way to introduce folks to new wines and regions. With nothing over $35 a […]

  • Clark County
  • Turning Male Bovine Excrement into Filet Mignon: In Defense of IFBC 14

    There’s a post out there that is critical of IFBC after the author attended a whole whopping two sessions, then walked away. The first two, to be exact, based on what this person wrote. The two kick off sessions and you discount the conference. Yeah…um, let me insert the popular photo of McKayla Maroney here. […]

  • California
  • WBC Day 2, part 2 – Speed Dating Part II

    Yeah, yeah, I know. I’m waaaaaaaaaay behind on this. Between craziness at work (helllloooo mandatory overtime…and no, I don’t work in retail!!), being sick for god only knows how long (the bug overstayed it’s welcome) and in light of the events in recent weeks (if you’re not familiar with what’s happened, google “Clackamas mall shooting” […]

  • WBC12
  • WBC 12 Day 3 Saturday – Ugh, Saturday school? Really?! – Part I

    Yes, ladies and gentlemen. We had Saturday School at the Wine Bloggers Conference. Kinda. There were two educational sessions were held on Saturday morning. Yeeesh. Seriously? After a night of too much wine, food and fun, they were honestly expecting us to be up and at ’em, all bright eyed and bushy tailed at 9 […]