• 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 […]

  • In My Backyard
  • WBC12 – Day 1 – Just another Thursday in the life of a blogger…

    So the Thursday before WBC 12 was pretty low-key for me. Lunch at Mother’s Bistro with the lovely ladies behind Virtual Wine Bar and Crushworthy Wines. A tasting of Two Shepherds Vineyards offerings. An opening reception from the Oregon Wine Board. Ya know, just a normal Thursday for a wine blogger. 😉 The highlight of […]

  • In My Backyard
  • Wine Bloggers Conference 2012 – One awesome weekend party…

    Conference?  Party?  Same phrase?  What? Oh yes.  The 5th Annual Wine Bloggers Conference (a.k.a Wine Bloggers Take Over Portland) is over and done with.  *sad panda*  But there were many lessons to be learned…new friends to make…run-ins with the law (check Tasting Room Confidential for that story, as I wasn’t on that bus, but did […]

  • Cocktails
  • It’s *that* time of year again…

    The air is nippy…houses are brightly adorned with twinkling lights…people are driving with trees on their roofs…local stores are packed…the little ones are really making sure they’ve been good… Yep…it must be the holidays. Which means it’s also time for holiday parties, gift exchanges and those “oh shit!” last minute gifts.  Or the predicament I […]