A chronicle of adventures and musings of an oenophile, gastronomer and raconteur.

Road trips, ghost towns, classic motorcycles, wine adventures, regrettably fancy cocktails, & too much good food.

And now, Lobsters.

My kitchen table 1 week before the CS exam. Sorry for all the bottle shots folks. Documenting the path of Somm.
Nelin, Nelin,  nelll-een. Please don’t take my man because you can.
Joven, Crianza, Reserva, Gran Reserva.
How the day finishes.  Much like it began. Preparing for CS.
Certified Sommelier exam in 14 days. Met Master Somm Sara Floyd today who gave me advice, positive energy and 14 open bottles of Jorge Ordonez vina. #sommelier
LA Fine Wine and Art Storage facility. Note to self. Awesome business model. Open a climate controlled wine storage rental business.
Tasting Nieto Argentina. Torrontes Valle de Cafayete, Salta. Bonarda, Male and Cab blend, Mendoza.
All work, no play.
Terry Theise portfolio tasting.
This guy. Best story teller, restaurateur, ever! Thanks dad.
Then there was one of those days I call “Wanderlust” when I took the convertible for a detour through Nevada. I need one of those days.
This moment in the park with Ryan and Charlotte.
Hosting my Sherry Tasting diner tonight. 6 courses of awesome tapas style pairings. #riveradtla (at Rivera Restaurant)