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1200 bottles of wine

Follow my daily blog as I attempt to drink the 1200 bottles of wine in my cellar

 
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11-1-22 Remembering Jake

For those that follow me on Facebook y'all know that my dog Jake died last Wednesday (Oct 26th). No need for further sympathy wishes, I...

I am Back.....

Wow it's been a long time. On and off health issues, crazy year in all regards, lots of travel. One thing has generally remained constant...

My Favorite Weekend of the Year

NFL Draft weekend - yes I am a draft geek - always have been. I have watched every NFL Draft since it was first televised by ESPN way...

Happy Easter!

Been a crazy and wonderful week with both my mom (Phoenix) and my oldest son (UCLA) visiting for the Easter break. My mom loves Lambert...

Five Year Anniversary

Well it's the five year anniversary of taking my current company (Elevate) public on the NYSE. It's been a long five years and I didn't...

Earl Campbell Day

I am now at bottle #34 in my adventure and that was the uniform number of the great Earl Campbell. While I am not a UT or Houston Oilers...

It's a Hockey Night in Pittsburgh

And I swear the Pens are the worst second period team in the history of hockey. 1-0 lead after one period and now down 2-1 in the second....

California White Wines

My first California white wine was a Morgan Chardonnay - not sure what year but I ordered it at one of our favorite restaurants in Carmel...

Russian River - Pinot Heaven

I might have mentioned in one of my previous blogs that our first trip to wine country was to Healdsburg - the heart of the Russian...

Survived the Tornado Threat

Crazy weather here yesterday (not unusual for DFW in the spring). Tornados touched down in numerous locations throughout the state...

A Zin for a Snowed-in Day

Well we didn't make it out of Keystone today - roughly five inches of snow making the interstates a mess - so opening up a 2012 Gary...

A $5,000 Bottle of Wine

No that's not what I am drinking today, or probably ever, but in reading Wine Spectator that did catch my eye. The 2019 Petrus was just...

Keystone Baby

Well it's spring break week - our last as a family since Matt will be on the senior trip next year. We drove up with the self-proclaimed...

Eating Out

Had a really good work dinner at Del Friscos last night with my Finance managers. Besides their great steaks I love reading thru their...

True to my Word

I use this saying to my wife and hopefully in my life - if I say I am going to do something I do it. And I am back blogging on a daily...

It's Been About a Month

So my last blog was Feb 8th (today is Mar 5th) and that blog was titled it's been a few days - now it's been about a month. So lets get...

Haven't Posted in a Few Days

I have been out sick - nothing related to consuming wine but I am under orders not to drink wine until this minor health problem goes...

Double-Barrel Friday Night

Finished off the 2012 Inglenook Cab (it's a 2012 not a 2013) and then cracked open a freebie bottle I received from Horsepower Vineyards...

It's Pro-Am Weekend

The annual PGA stop at Pebble Beach - a place that will always have a special meaning for me. In March 1993 I moved from Phoenix to...

789 Pounds

That's how much wine I received at my wine storage facility last year (shameless plug for Classic Wine Storage and Mark Nelson - various...

 

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