Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Holiday Musings of a Sommelier-What a Sommelier does…?

Ladies and Gentlemen, I have had the pleasure of working with a few great eateries in the Denver area during the holiday season as a sommelier. I left the restaurant business full-time in 2004 to focus on selling wine and … Continue reading

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Ahhh. The holidays. I just saw an advertisement for the upcoming Christmas cartoon specials, and am reminded of the days when we sat down and enjoyed Rudolph and Charlie Browns’ Christmas (gotta love the sick tree). Nowadays, it is busy … Continue reading

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There is something rotten in the state of Montalcino…

Ladies and Gentlemen, It was reported in early December 2012 that vandals broke into the cellar of Case Basse, the highly regarded estate of Gianfranco Soldera in southern Tuscany. They turned on the spigots of the ageing 2007 through 2012 … Continue reading

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