Catena Alta Chardonnay Fantasmas

Catena Alta Chardonnay Fantasmas

Last night, yet again, I couldn't sleep. This isn't a Covid thing, this is a Susan thing. I don't have a problem falling asleep; on the contrary. Once the day is over, once I can sit on a couch with a Nexflix agenda - I'm out. I start to stir at 3 or 4 AM. [...]

The Two Month “Susan Life Reflection” On Where We Should Go Now (While I am Drinking Cava)

The Two Month “Susan Life Reflection” On Where We Should Go Now (While I am Drinking Cava)

It's not that I havn't wanted to talk to you. It's me - not you. We have a good thing: I dictate my thoughts through a keyboard, I pretend you are there, you giggle at me tripping over my own ideas, whisper "Isn't she stupid and cute at the same time" to your partner/lover/one night [...]

Not Being Normal Is The New Normal; Drinking Quintessa

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 [...]

The Night I Invited Champagne Out To Dinner

The Night I Invited Champagne Out To Dinner

In my career, I'm asked to describe a wine well enough to sell it.  That entails telling a buyer about the vineyard sites, history of the winemaker, and anything else I can conjure up to make the wine sound alluring.  I've studied my style, changed it over the years, and ripped off other people's pitches [...]

Rebounds and Getting Played – Real Wine Talk

Rebounds and Getting Played – Real Wine Talk

I cannot disconnect myself with what is happening in my mind and what is happening personally in my life from this blog. This morning I woke up, checked out social media, witnessed a special someone creeping around town like an animal, felt like a brick hit me in the face (or the dead heart that [...]