February 7, 2013 § Leave a Comment
Back when I was a young journalism student earnestly turning in assignments for my early classes, I fell in love with two newly released magazines that not only bucked the trend of dying mastheads by having the audacity to print, but also epitomized the kind of journalism I aspired to. The first was Monocle, with its international-facing reportage and aspirational bent. The second was Afar, which featured the kind of mindful, intelligent travel I yearned for. My favorite article from the first issue was a story where the writer went to Paris to learn how to make baguette. From a Frenchman. I mean: Come. On. Who wouldn’t want to travel and write for that? « Read the rest of this entry »
February 5, 2013 § Leave a Comment
January 13, 2013 § 1 Comment
Look at the baby me sell wine! Or at least try to cover some ground when someone more qualified than myself didn’t show up for the video. ANYWAY, I’m clearly nowhere near the wine education I’m at now, but hell, I think I did a good job… Tell me things! Throw stones! Point fingers and laugh! I’m okay with it all.
January 4, 2013 § 3 Comments
Lettie Teague of the Wall Street Journal wrote this article about Brooklyn’s “hipster” wine list, and while on the whole it was inoffensive, it got my blood boiling. Why? Because I’m so tired of hipster-trend pieces. « Read the rest of this entry »
January 3, 2013 § Leave a Comment
Taking a page from one of my favorite wine bloggers out there, I’ve decided to compile a few things that have inspired me of late. Sure I’ve Instagram’d these, or have them sitting on my phone, but just because I’ve snapped the shot doesn’t mean it needs to be forgotten.
The only real resolution I have (cuz let’s face it: I’m not gonna drink and eat less) is to be more mindful. « Read the rest of this entry »
December 16, 2012 § 1 Comment
December 12, 2012 § 1 Comment
How many of you can say you’ve enjoyed wines from Serbia or Macedonia? Compared to major international wine players like France, Italy and California, the Balkans get short shrift as far as the wine discussion goes. « Read the rest of this entry »