Recapping My Life Away

Recapping My Life Away

If you have any ideas on how I can successfully and professionally self promote myself in the work place, please send me a quick note. Enter the dreaded digital recap.  You may feel like a child, a newbie, needing to establish your role, giving yourself an authentic and responsible spin on your existence, and living [...]

Sincerity And My Wine Intentions

Sincerity And My Wine Intentions

A colleague asked me the other day if I wouldn't be happier selling more serious wines. So many ways to answer and react to this question.  Being "serious" is a negative vibe for me.  I am passionate, curious, a little flakey, determined, cry at commercials, laugh obnoxiously...but serious?  Is it better, for the judgmental powers [...]

Is Everyone Italian In New Jersey? Introduction to Castello Di Gabbiano

Is Everyone Italian In New Jersey? Introduction to Castello Di Gabbiano

Practice your best MUZZ-A-REL shtick because I am about to talk Italian... I spoke at a wine dinner the other evening with eight different, very high end, wines from all over the world.  I first showed a $50 bottle of Chardonnay from Australia, then a $80 bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon from California, and then....thought I [...]