Month: August 2012

What your waiter won’t tell you…

Most scrambled eggs are made from powder.  When to stay away from fish.  What’s the worst thing to order?  These are just a few of the 20 secrets your restaurant waiter won’t  tell you.  It’s not on the list but we’d like to know how long that bottle of wine has been open that they’re […]

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Randall Grahm’s Wit & Wisdom

Addressing the 2012 Wine Bloggers’ Conference in Portland last weekend, Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon fame was characteristically witty, full of puns, and playful with his audience. But he also displayed a more pensive view of where he feels the wine industry is today compared to when he first put a spade into the dirt […]

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WINE AS SWAG?

Yep.  According to BusinessInsider.com silver, wine, art, and gold (SWAG) investments can protect investors from currency devaluations. “The most investable fine wines have done well over the past decade and studies indicate they have low correlation with traditional assets. Finite supply of the great investment wines, portability and relatively low storage costs are an advantage. […]

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SAN DIEGO WINE TASTING

Question:  What do you get when you put more than 30 wine collectors in one room?  Answer:  LOTS of good wine! That’s what happened on Saturday August 4th in San Diego when San Diego Wine Storage members from across the county gathered to open bottles, sample some great cheeses, and exchange wine war stories. Members […]

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