Day 1 of the Coffee project. Am I going see anyone. Will I see You!

First off let’s say I despise coffee shops, I mean if I unable to make a reasonable cup of coffee at home for 1/10 of the price why would I go to a coffee shop. Yet here I am convinced by a friend that this would get me “out there”. Divorced, dateless, and far fromContinue reading “Day 1 of the Coffee project. Am I going see anyone. Will I see You!”

Are my actions the same as my words, my thoughts?

What better wine to contemplate this thoughts than a Italian Chianti.  Normally this wine for me is a second choice, however on this circumstance of thought and actions it fits the bill perfectly.  Chianti is made to share with food, this is when the true essence of the wine comes to life,  Unlike many newContinue reading “Are my actions the same as my words, my thoughts?”

Selection of Wines

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Connecting wine with Emotion

Emotional Connection to Wine “I cook with wine, and sometimes I add it to the food,” Winston Churchill. Many Wine masters will tell you wine was designed to pair with food, I say that although these persons are highly acclaimed (and admired by me); they are missing out on some very key life events.   IContinue reading “Connecting wine with Emotion”

The grapes are grown, now What?

The grapes are grown now what? Ripen grapes are harvested when they achieved the desired degree of brix.  Brix (pronounced bricks) is a scale measuring the total dissolved compounds (concentration of grape sugars) in grape juice.    The balance of acids and sugar levels at harvest corresponds to the quality of wine produced.  Grapes are pickedContinue reading “The grapes are grown, now What?”