July 4, 2011
coffee beans

You may think I'm exaggerating, but really, as a coffee enthusiast (years of training/practice...

July 3, 2011
Watermelon

Watermelon Bloody Mary A summertime twist on this classic cocktail. Minted Watermelon Cooler The...

June 4, 2011
Margarita

These four tequila cocktails are easy classics that can be adapted to make large batches for...

June 1, 2011
Pear Cosmo Jelly Shot

When you hear the term "Jell-O shot", what comes to mind? Maybe college parties,...

May 31, 2011
limoncello

Years ago, I spent a lovely weekend with friends in a tiny cabin we rented on a picturesque lemon...

May 11, 2011
Man Opens Champagne Bottle Using Wine Glass

Who hasn't done this for all their friends? The video is over two years old, but somehow the...

April 14, 2011
Thirsty Thursday: Gin Now Kosher for Passover!

Check out the new designation! Who wants a martini? Thanks to Distillery No. 209 in San Francisco...

February 14, 2011
beer

During the past week, several stories have emerged about new and unique beers. Sadly, you'll...

September 29, 2010
clos de nouys sparkling vouvray

You would think a guy who wrote a blog called Sparkling Vouvray for the past six years would have...

September 15, 2010
corsican vermentino

 I've tasted (drank) loads of wines but what I what I love about this business is that I...

September 8, 2010
alma negra wine argentina

 Monday was such a bummer. It was a full-on, stereotypical Seattle day: soul-crushing gray...

September 5, 2010
blackberries

 I was at my local farmers market and bumped into a friend who informed me that there is going...

August 25, 2010
tasmanian sparkling wine

 I get so bored with the wines I am normally presented with at work. Napa Cab? Yawn. Another...

August 18, 2010
poonawatta estate

 Though I love white wines from Australia, I've become more and more disenchanted with the...

August 11, 2010
hofer zweigelt rose

I love rosé. If you can make a pink wine out of any grape and it's dry, I'm interested. So...

August 4, 2010
weinbach alsatian wine

I attended a tasting earlier this week that included a selection of Alsatian Rieslings from...

July 28, 2010
macmurray ranch chardonnay

If you've read any of my missives on the Foodista blog, you know I like weird, esoteric wines...

July 21, 2010
shaya verdejo spain

 I've always been a fan of white wines made from the Verdejo grape. It's the signature...

July 14, 2010
boeing wine club

I had the privilege of being one of the judges for the Boeing Wine Club's annual Winefest. It...

December 31, 2009
cocktail

What better to way to the year than with a cocktail bang! We've put together a list of some of...

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