World Tour of Wine

The Spanish Table – Helpful Service and Great Wine Selection

I wanted to continue my way through Spain the correct way (with good wine and food) - so, I headed down to The Spanish Table near the Pike Place Market.  I knew they would have a good selection of wine and give me inspiration. I did my research before I went to the store.  I… Continue reading The Spanish Table – Helpful Service and Great Wine Selection

World Tour of Wine

Taking a Virtual Around the World Trip and Wine Tour

My commute sometimes consists of a ferry ride across the Puget Sound, and there is something about being on the water that is inspiring.  As I was walking along the dock one glorious, sunny evening, I decided I should add "a trip around the world" to my bucket list. I have the travel bug often,… Continue reading Taking a Virtual Around the World Trip and Wine Tour

Business & Marketing

Wine Tasting Experts vs the Average Wine Consumer – Is there Hope for the Rest of Us?

There has been quite a bit of discussion surrounding (and bashing) wine experts. There is a feeling of hostility towards the experts, and I am sure there is a suspicion that these experts are being bought off by wineries, especially the more expensive ones. I am neutral when it comes to this issue.  Maybe it… Continue reading Wine Tasting Experts vs the Average Wine Consumer – Is there Hope for the Rest of Us?