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August 11, 2021
Tasting Notes from the Twitter Verse!

I just returned from the Wine Media Conference in Eugene, OR (the southern Willamette Valley). Or as I like to […]

July 22, 2021
Bri's Best Bottles: July Edition

A new month awaits, which means a new batch of wines for me to share with you for my Best […]

July 20, 2021
Why Wine Unify

I recently sat down with Martin Reyes MW, one of the founders of the organization, Wine Unify. 10% of proceeds […]

July 3, 2021
Simple Summer Sangria

Sangria is a staple summer beverage in my opinion. It’s cold, refreshing, and delicious! When I’m looking for a sangria […]

June 16, 2021
Bri's Best Bottles: June Edition

A new month awaits, which means a new batch of wines for me to share with you for my Best […]

April 10, 2019
Chatting with Somm Cristie Norman

If you are into the social media wine scene and follow all the hip and cool somms, then chances are […]

September 21, 2018
Grenache Day: What's in Your Glass?

Disclaimer: These wines were received as samples for review Did you know that today is Miniature Golf Day, National Chai […]

March 23, 2018
Don’t Put the Kibosh on Grenache

Being that I am a certified sommelier, and write a wine blog…..friends and family ask me a lot of questions […]

November 9, 2017
One Year Later

A year ago today, I woke up in complete disbelief. How did we get here? How did I get here? […]

August 23, 2017
Spotlight: Rhone Rangers Los Angeles Tasting & Seminar

Who are the Rhone Rangers? Members are dedicated to promoting American Rhone wines. The Rhone Rangers was started in the mid-80s by […]

May 23, 2017
It's Not You, It's Me

Hello readers!  It has been a whopping 5 months since I have blogged, and what a 5 months it has […]

December 23, 2016
Happy Holidays

  Greetings from Los Angeles!  Allow me to take this time to wish everyone a warm and satisfying holiday season. […]

September 21, 2016
Catching up with Amanda Barnes of "Around the World in 80 Harvests"

My husband, Aaron, describes me as a pretty even-keeled person. He has trouble discerning whether I’m happy, excited, sad, or angry, because I usually roll happily in the “all is good” zone. But every once in awhile, I get excited. Around the World in 80 Harvests is something I was excited about from the get go. This gal Amanda was traveling “around the world” to participate in “80 harvests” on a global wine and travel adventure. The name of her project an ode to the Jules Verne novel Around the World in 80 Days.

June 23, 2016
Orlando

It has been an interesting and full couple of weeks. For one, I took my WSET Fortified Wine exam on Tuesday June 14th. It was a doozy (aren’t they all?). And yet again we wait 8 weeks for these results.

December 30, 2015
Big Box Wine Retailers

“Each sale of a heavily marketed branded wine from a supermarket is one less sale of a genuine terroir wine from an independent wine merchant.” -Jamie Goode aka The Wine Anorak

Happy holidays to my readers! Though I can only get away with saying that for another day or two!

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