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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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Sparky

I know I am biased being an ASU alum, but is there a cooler and more beloved fictional mascot than Sparky the Sun Devil who is...

Walla Walla

Yep, Walla Walla WA is home to a couple of my favorite wineries and unfortunately I have never been there. Around five years ago I...

Buc-ee's

Back from El Paso on NFL Championship Sunday and I haven't watched a minute of the first game nor will I watch any NFL today (holding to...

Fear and Loathing in El Paso

Well I am not in Las Vegas nor DFW this weekend, but rather El Paso for a memorial to my friend Jay. It's been two weeks since he passed...

Bubble Gum Alley

Besides being roughly halfway between San Jose and Los Angeles, San Louis Obispo (SLO) is close to Hearst Castle, and even more...

In the Beginning

In one of these first blogs I mentioned I started drinking wine in 1993 shortly before I met Moshira. Like all "bad" habits you start off...

One of My Go-To Wines

Almost the end of Jan - month one of possibly my ten year journey to consume 1200 bottles of wine, and yet I had not cracked open one...

Repeat After Me

I will not watch sports again, I will not watch sports again. 10 years from now I will still be scarred from last night. On to the wine....

The Biggest Game of My Life

My good friends know this is my favorite football saying and I am thirty minutes away from Bills vs Chiefs. To become a Bills fan in the...

It's an Anomaly

That's what I am opening tonight - a 2012 Anomaly Vineyards Cabernet. We found this winery about 10 years ago, right outside downtown St...

Shazam, that's the NBA Supershot

Suns at the Mavs tonight and I am not there (didn't have tix). My catchy blog title is courtesy of the Suns great play by play announcer...

I am back after a night at the Rodeo

Went to Bulls Night Out at the FW Rodeo last night so sorry about no blog (I am sure the silence was deafening). Second time going - it's...

Rise up Red Sea

Third straight night game for NFL wildcard weekend for me - Monday night Cards at LA. Steelers went out with a dud last night. So my...

Here We Go!

Steelers, Here We Go! My Bills thoroughly dominated the Pats last night scoring a TD on every possession, an NFL playoff record. No...

NFL Wildcard Weekend

Wearing an old Raiders jersey today from my old Silicon Valley days when Gruden coached them the first time as I watch the Raiders vs...

I lost a good friend today

I received news earlier today that my good friend Jay (second from the right) had passed away. I met him in the mid-80's at ASU baseball...

Working on my Mac

Trying to do this from my personal MacBook for the first time. I have so many old photos on this Mac that it's easier than emailing them...

My favorite winery

I never had a glass of wine until 1993 when I moved from Phoenix to Monterey CA for a job (I was 25 at the time). While having dinner...

Well Darla's Happy

GA won and I didn't watch any of the game except the end (my wife made me put it on, no lie) after watching the Desi and Lucy movie on...

CFB Title Game - Who Cares?

Outside of the states of GA and AL (I think AL is the two letter abbreviation for the great state of Alabama - Arkansas is AR and Alaska...

 

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