Wine is only as good as the people with whom it is being shared.
 
Author: <span>Steve Jacobson</span>

Video Shoot Magic For The Third Wine Musical Parody

As some of you are aware, I have won the Grand Prize for the last two years for the Wine Spectator Video Competition – CABERNET TONIGHT in 2022 & LOVE THE WINE YOU’RE WITH in 2023. And as I recently wrote, I am working on the third (and final) video …

No More Regrets: The Ultimate Solution To Beating Hangovers

No doubt you have experienced having one (or more) alcoholic beverages too many. No one likes how they feel the next day. The headache, the body ache, the stomachache, the fast heartbeat, or worse… (You know what I mean.) But rest assured, there’s now a way to avoid those dreaded …

Cheers To The Best Arizona Winery Experience!

If you happen to be traveling anywhere near Tucson, there is an area of the state about an hour from there that is Arizona’s Wine Country. Wait a minute! Arizona Wine Country?!!! Well, in case you were unaware, every state in the US has wineries… Yes, that includes Alaska and Hawaii. Elgin Arizona is …

My Back-to-Back Wins At The Wine Spectator Video Contest!

It was September 2021 and the Wine Spectator Video Contest committee just announced their video competition winners. I have followed the WS annual video competition off and on for several years. But something clicked in me when I saw the winning video. I thought it was good, but I knew …

SOMM: Into The Bottle – Ten Wine Stories With Compelling Interviews

In my last article, I went through the documentary SOMM.   This post covers the follow-up movie about ten very compelling wine stories, SOMM: Into The Bottle.  You don’t have to have seen SOMM to watch Into The Bottle, but it is helpful. Somm: Into The Bottle – Ten Wine …

SOMM: The Making Of A Master Sommelier

What does it take to become a Master Sommelier?  The movie SOMM documents four Master Sommelier candidates through their journey of taking the most demanding exam in the wine industry.  In an effort to join the prestigious and exclusive organization, “The Court of Master Sommeliers”, you need to be an expert in …

Stay Connected With Your Own Wifi Wine Bottle

A wifi wine bottle that is connected to the Internet?  Why would anyone want that? Well, I supposed if you have just about every wine toy out there, you might as well add this one to your collection. A Boston startup, Kuvée, has created a wifi wine bottle with a …

Wine For Valentine

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching… and many people will be popping open Champagne and other sparklers to start off the festivities. But what other options are there?   NAKED WINERY hails from Oregon and offers up several provocative wine names.   Starting off is Foreplay Chardonnay from Rogue Valley – refreshing and …

Le Cuvier Winery

There is a fun little winery in Paso Robles that I recently visited that I wanted to share with you. It is called Le Cuvier – which translates to “The Vat”… referring to the casks that wine is aged in. There is a great quote on the winery website (lcwine.com) from …