Denied the Cheese

Denied the Cheese

When you won't share, you get the Stink Eye.

Ready To Harvest

Ready To Harvest

If memory serves, these are Cabernet Sauvignon grapes ready to harvest- plump, sweet and ready to be wine!

Tenuta Regaleali Lamuri

Tenuta Regaleali Lamuri

Sicilian showstopper- lean & acid driven with great red fruits- such an amazing wine pulled from the volcanic soils (on the side of an active volcano!)

Office Selfie

Office Selfie

Is it wrong that my office is a Happy Place for me? Bring on the Wine!

Kevin, and Ball

Kevin, and Ball

Kevin is a punk, and won't get his own toys- but he will always, always, always steal them from his sister dog, the long suffering Pepper.

White Wine Graphic

White Wine Graphic

I wish I knew who I stole these from - cause they are great, and they deserve credit!

Primus 2011

Primus 2011

This Carmenere is holding beautifully - it was opened when it was 10 years old & it's color is just as dark as when it went into the bottle!

Macallan in the Morning!

Macallan in the Morning!

I was fortunate to win a trip to Scotland in 2018 & my Macallan mug makes me happy to remember!

Coloring Pages

Coloring Pages

Why should wine education be boring? It's the land that defines the grape, so better know your maps!

Beggers Gonna Beg

Beggers Gonna Beg

Just checking to see if you wanted all of that food?

Feet Up & Reflecting Time

Feet Up & Reflecting Time

My father had a great phrase for when he needed to think instead of act- it was his "F.U.R.T" time. Nothing pleased a small child more than catching him "FURT-ing"!

Red Wine Graphic

Red Wine Graphic

I STILL wish I knew who I stole these from - cause they are great, and they deserve credit!

Jordan Winery, Sonoma, CA

Jordan Winery, Sonoma, CA

Amazingly beautiful winery- this is their fermentation room and ARE YOU KIDDING ME?! IT'S BEAUTIFUL!!

Antinori @ Col Solare

Antinori @ Col Solare

I was fortunate to taste a showcase of wines from Antinori at the beautiful winery for Col Solare in the Red Mountain AVA, Washinton.

Cheese In Jeopardy

Cheese In Jeopardy

Kevin is a menace to any food items I may hold. He is a shark, cruising for any food held below waist level.

Words, words, words....

Words, words, words....

I can't buy enough books on wine!

Grapes in Veraison

Grapes in Veraison

Veraison is when grapes are changing color & gaining ripeness- these beauties are heading for harvest soon!

#sommelier

#sommelier

This shirt was a gift from some amazing friends I worked with when I passed my Certified Sommelier exam! I wear it proudly!

Wine Barrels

Wine Barrels

I love barrel rooms, where wines go to wait, mature, and grow. So much hope and possibility in each and every cask!

FURT-ing with Kevin

FURT-ing with Kevin

Sometimes you need to fidgit while you reflect- Kevin is here to provide a petting surface.

Grape Leaves

Grape Leaves

They are just some leaves. I like them. Pretty.

Red Mountain Soil

Red Mountain Soil

The farmer kid in me is appalled that someone is making a plant try to grow here- this is SILT! But it makes great wine!

Elk Cove on Plaid

Elk Cove on Plaid

Makes me thirsty just looking at this delicious Pinot Noir from Elk Cove Winery!

Portrait of a Wine Guy

Portrait of a Wine Guy

It's me. Mr. Wine Guy.

Dog In Bed, a study

Dog In Bed, a study

Kevin will occasionally keep watch upstairs to endure no cheese escapes from snack plates. He's good like that.

Casanova de Neri

Casanova de Neri

This is their "everyday" wine & it is an elegant primer for what they can produce.

The Pod Familiy

The Pod Familiy

Three Boys, my "Boo" & a Wine Guy who didn't know then that he was a wine guy.

Terra Blanca Vertical Tasting

Terra Blanca Vertical Tasting

Terra Blanca Winery hosted me & some fellow wine enthusiasts to a Vertical Tasting of over 20 vintages! Amazing!

NOT a Highland Cow

NOT a Highland Cow

Look them up- Scottish Highland Cows- They are adorable & hilarious at the same time

Spoiled For Choice

Spoiled For Choice

My "Wine Room" - I built a walk-in closet in my garage for storage, and it quickly got out of hand.

Roxyanne Petite Sirah

Roxyanne Petite Sirah

This intense dessert wine - no words. I just love dessert wines & this was a good one. :)

The Corner

The Corner

I have a Reading Corner in the studio for when I need Peace & Quiet while the Boys destroy pixels loudly upstairs.

My Seat Warmer

My Seat Warmer

My office is in the basement, where it is cool all year round. So this is appreciated, even if he gets snippy about being moved.

Tamarack Cellars Wine

Tamarack Cellars Wine

This was a lovely bottle of Cab Franc, and I was very happy with this picture.

My Little Corner

My Little Corner

The Podcast Studio in all it's glory.

The Romeo & Juliet Wall

The Romeo & Juliet Wall

Passimento Wine by Familia Pasqua using the celebrated Romeo & Juliet wall for thier label- beautiful wine with an eye catching label.

Poema Cava

Poema Cava

Spain makes so many bubbles- when you see this label, you know you have found a great bottle!

Do I Hear Cheese?

Do I Hear Cheese?

Kevin will nap at the drop of a hat, but he is constantly alert for the slightest chance of snack.

Gift, Christmas, 2019

Gift, Christmas, 2019

For days when the "Things To Do" list is getting out of hand.

The Poster of Many Colors

The Poster of Many Colors

This is what Christi is constantly looking at- get yours from Wine Folly!

Vietti Wines

Vietti Wines

Something about these wines stirs my heart- the labels created by local artist friends, the small family intensity, the sheer quality- all of it.

Wine Nerd?

Wine Nerd?

Captured this not-so-rare sighting of the " Biggus Doofus " ;)

Self Respect

Self Respect

When I was an actor, we used to do "Trust Falls" in order to learn to rely on our fellows. Kevin needs no such training.

It's Pouring Inside

It's Pouring Inside

Beautiful. This is the beginning of a moment, when all things are possible.

We All Need This

We All Need This

I see you. I believe in you. Whatever your challenges, you got this.

Alto Monayo Veraton

Alto Monayo Veraton

A rich & opulent garnacha from Spain. Such a great expression of this very versatile grape!

Doin' the Dunkins

Doin' the Dunkins

I spent several years in Rhode Island, where Dunkin' Donuts is not just a coffee, it's an institution. I fell hard & still love it today.

Who's In Charge?

Who's In Charge?

The answer is, of course, not me. The Kevin must not be moved, upon pain of great disgruntlement.

Vintage Dad Cake

Vintage Dad Cake

This was for my latest birthday from my sons, who totally get me.

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