Not Being Normal Is The New Normal; Drinking Quintessa

Ever feel like you just don’t fit. You don’t fit because you are not “wrong”, you are just not like everyone else. This is not ego-centric, this is not an excuse for your misfortune, this is not coming from a bitter and sour core. I am talking to the people that cannot shut off their minds at night, but are told it’s stress, or that … Continue reading Not Being Normal Is The New Normal; Drinking Quintessa

Divide and Conquer – Judging Truvee Chardonnay

Have you ever felt the pull of another soul? Two sisters, that do not know about each other, both fall into the wine business on two different continents, and upon their father’s death… They connect.  That story alone gets me going.  How do things like that happen?  I feel the same about certain people I meet: I can feel where our relationship will go.  And … Continue reading Divide and Conquer – Judging Truvee Chardonnay

Holiday Wine Haul – Black Ink Red Blend

I apologize for trashing this wine on social media.  I really am. I am here to have an open mind, and try new things.  I am also here to have an opinion.  I speak to this blog like I would speak to anyone about wine.  I am not hiding behind any flowery words or political walls.  I’m going to lay it out for you as painful … Continue reading Holiday Wine Haul – Black Ink Red Blend

Holiday Wine Haul – Josh Cellars

I was not sure what to expect from a chardonnay priced at $12.99. I did expect it to taste like it came from California.  Nope.  I wanted it to taste like the varietal chardonnay.  Close.  And I wanted it to be balanced with acidity, fruit and oak.  Closer. My first mistake; I drank it way to cold.  As Americans, and as New Jerseyans, I see consumers … Continue reading Holiday Wine Haul – Josh Cellars