Thursday, June 23, 2016

#LoveLoire Valley Wines

Join us on Monday June 27 at 3pm EST for a spectacular chat featuring wines from the Loire Valley. The conversation will be led by Christy Canterbury (@canterburywine). Christy has a great way of leading interesting conversations that not only bring to life the wines but also the history of the region that has been so important in making the wine what it is today.

Some of the wines she will be discussing (in case you want to get a head start on tasting) 

Vouvray, Barton & Guestier, - $12
Muscadet Sèvre et Maine, Domaine de la Pepière - $15
Touraine Sauvignon Blanc, Vignoble Gibault - $12
Rosé D'Anjou, cuvée Monmousseau - $13
Pouilly Fumé, Francis Blanchet, 2015 - $18
Savennières, Nicolas Joly, Les Vieux Clos, 2013 - $40

Luis - @TheWineHub 
Lauren - @chasingthevine
Shawn - @awanderingwino
Mike - @wineweirdos
Rick - @RickBakas
Cindy - @GrapeExp_Cindy
Mary - @womenwhowine

And yes, you may be wondering, this twitter wine party is on a Monday afternoon. Absolutely! Let's get Happy Hour rolling early and make Monday a great day!

This twitter party is being sponsored by

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Water for Women

Keeping this post short. The most important thing is clean water.

There are women around the world that spend all day just trying to get clean water for their children. This is something we can take for granted. Just turn on the tap and enjoy a nice, cool glass of clean drinking water.

Join our efforts to raise money for and help make the world a little safer for women and children everywhere.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Keeping this short but sweet. Everyone's a little bit Irish on St. Patrick's Day. Or should I say a Wee bit o' Irish on St. Patrick's Day.

The celebration of St. Patrick really has very little to do with drinking, cornbeef and cabbage, or turning rivers green, but that is what it has become for many people.

I'm not complaining.

I am not a wee bit Irish except for on March 17 when I can claim my right place at the bar for three reasons. 

1. My better half is 50% Irish and his mother was, bless her soul, sooooo Irish.
2. My cousin was born on St. Patrick's day.
3. I am a citizen of the world.

And those three reasons are reasons enough to properly celebrate on St. Patrick's Day.

Here is a toast to all those kindred spirits out there celebrating this joyous occassion!

In all this world, why I do think
There are five reasons why we drink:
Good friends,
good wine,
lest we be dry
and any other reason why.

Pictured above is what some refer to as an Irish Breakfast.

1 pint of Guinness
1 shot of espresso

As my friends at the Pendleton Roundup would say "You can't drink all day if you don't start in the morning!"