• Some Pre-Exam Recommendations!


    Many of you are prepping for the upcoming MS Exam in February. This can be one of the most exciting and challenging times in your life. Here are a few things that may help you out. May seem a bit existential, but sometimes that is needed to balance out the analytical.

     1.  Wine is not learned in a four minute and ten second vacuum. Meaning- there is only so much you can learn about wine blind tasting in the 25-minute format…

    • 10 Jan 2011
  • Sake Production: The Basics

    To speak of Sake in simple terms is like speaking about the simplicity Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 – it just can’t be done. There are just too many technical attributes that must be considered if you are to discuss the production methods of this great beverage. Sake is by no means simple; it is one of the most difficult, regimented beverages to make.  But, as regimented as it is, we must also…
    • 28 Aug 2009
  • The Beginning of My Greek Wine Love

    Though I would not call this a traditional blog, or quick little essay, I wanted to share the trip that began my great love for the wines of Greece.
    When most people think of Greece, they think of arid, olive tree-laden pastures that are surrounded by ruins of a time that has long since past. They think of the Olympics, and of a proud, learned people that helped to guide the science and arts for the rest of the world…
    • 11 Jan 2009