Wine and Olive Oil

I’ve been on a bit of a writing ‘vacation’ since the fourth of July weekend, trying to sort out what I can continue to do in my increasingly limited spare time. I’ve enrolled in a wine marketing course this fall and I am being considered for a print writing opportunity, so I am at a point … More Wine and Olive Oil

June Solstice Sippers!

I haven’t been reviewing as many standalone wines lately as I’ve been focusing more on experiences, especially winery experiences for American Winery Guide. I have TEN winery reviews in the queue for publication, so stay tuned for those to go live throughout 2016. At any rate, I recently enjoyed a couple of noteworthy samples that … More June Solstice Sippers!

Beth’s Smart Sip: 2014 Willamette Valley Vineyards Pinot Gris

Just a few posts ago, I was saying how pinot gris wasn’t a go-to varietal wine for me. I am going to eat my words right this very second because I have discovered another good example, this time, a pinot gris from Willamette Valley, Oregon. The 2014 Willamette Valley Vineyards Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, a … More Beth’s Smart Sip: 2014 Willamette Valley Vineyards Pinot Gris

My August Sips

It’s not quite yet the end of August, but below is my month-end roundup of great wines, from Dry Creek Valley, Napa Valley, Pennsylvania, Sonoma County, Spain, and Willamette Valley. This is not an all-inclusive list, so if you haven’t checked out this post from my trip to Hudson-Chatham Winery a couple of weeks ago, please do. … More My August Sips