Wine Wednesday Quote: July 20, 2016

“Age is just a number. It’s totally irrelavant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine.” –Joan Collins (romance novelist)

July Photo Challenge: 1-15

The challenge this month with Fat Mum Slim’s Photo a Day brought a bit more of my creative nature.  It’s A through Z and 1 through 5.  At first I thought “Hey, this will be easy!” But then those weird letters started, or the subject that I thought would work … well, it simply didn’t. One of…

Wine Wednesday Quote: July 6, 2016

“No nation is drunken where wine is cheap; and none sober, where the dearness of wine substitutes ardent spirits as the common beverage.” –Thomas Jefferson, author of The Declaration of Independence

Wine Wednesday Quote: June 29, 2016

Wine Wednesday Quote: “Anni, amori e bicchieri di vino –nun se contano mai.” Years, lovers, and glasses of wine; these things should never be counted. —Anthony Capella, The Food of Love      

Wine Wednesday Quote: June 1, 2016

“When it comes to wine, I tell people to throw away the vintage charts and invest in a corkscrew. The best way to learn about wine is the drinking.” — Alexis Lichine (wine write, The Pope of Wine)

Wine Wednesday: May 18, 2016

Wine Wednesday Quote: Wine Cork noun 1. an obtrusive object in a wine bottle which comes between a person and eternal greatness   

Wine Wednesday: May 11, 2016

Wine Wednesday Quote: “Champagne is one of the elegant extras in life.” –Charles Dickens (author of some reknown)

Wine Wednesday: April 27, 2016

Wine Wednesday Quote: “There can never be any substitute for your own palate nor any better education than tasting the wine yourself.” –Robert Parker (wine critic, Baltimore native)

Happy 400th, Will!

In honor of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, it’s time to raise a glass to The Bard. The wine-cup is the little silver well, Where truth, if truth there be, doth dwell. “Good wine is a good familiar creature, if it be well used.”  Iago, Othello the Moor of Venice (II. iii) “O thou invisible spirit…