Monday, October 15, 2012
When I first set out blogging about wine, I really had no idea what I was doing or where it would go. Yes, I have taken online marketing classes called social media and I believe I have found my voice. I have come to find over the years that I truly enjoy writing and doing video blogs. Video b read more
Thursday, October 11, 2012
How many times have you pronounced the word "Willamette" incorrectly? There are several ways to say it, but if you are from Oregon, there is only one way to say it! It's Willamette, Dammit!
I will never pronounce it incorrectly again! In fact, on the 2nd day of our Salem Excursion we got read more
Tuesday, October 09, 2012
The Wine Bloggers Conference was my first experience to the amount of people who like to talk about, drink and just be one with wine.
I decided to do the pre-conference excursion, and I am glad I did. I chose the Salem tour. I am sure each tour was something fantastic, but I would like to read more
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Piluso Vineyard and Winery was on our schedule for second day of our Salem Excursion while attending the Wine Bloggers Conference.
I have to say, we sure got the royal treatment the entire time. I don't think I have ever had so much fun being educated... Maybe because there were large amou read more
Thursday, September 13, 2012
(http://www.pepiwines.com)I recently returned from a Wine Bloggers Conference in Portland, OR. I had an amazing time. I met tons of people and made lots of new friends. One of the things I enjoy is meeting the people behind the wine. Now, I realize that not every winemaker can make these ev read more
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
What's a little Speed Tasting between friends...
Friday afternoon brought our first Speed Tasting with White's and Rose's. Each vendor had 5 minutes to pour our taste and tell us everything about that particular wine and about the winery/vineyard. Not sure many were paying attention and I read more
Saturday, September 08, 2012
Because I was so close to Walla Walla after my Wine Bloggers Conference in Portland, OR, I decided that I needed to visit Walla Walla as well. I had made two winemaker friends on Facebook and never met them, so I thought this would be a great time. Jan Roskelley From Tero Estates (http://www.t read more
Thursday, September 06, 2012
While attending the 2012 Wine Bloggers Conference (http://winebloggersconference.org/america/) in Portland, OR in August, I received a piece of marketing from one of the wineries that was participating in the Speed Blogging for White and Rose' wines.
Now you may say, we got something from al read more
Sunday, August 19, 2012
There had to be at least one day that we actually learned something and not drink all day!
Today was all about small breakout sessions to help wine bloggers excel in their efforts. There are bloggers with all levels of experience here and there was sure to be something for everyone. Breakou read more
Saturday, August 18, 2012
If you knew you were going to be faced with mass amounts of wine at 10am, would you prepare better?
This morning was our Brunch with Argentine Wines, but this was not an average Brunch. I was thinking some eggs, bacon, you know brunch type food.. Oh No...there was appetizer type foods pair read more