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Finally, a true social networking site for winos!

There have been other attempts at creating online communities built around wine, some good, some not good, but they have all lacked something. Most have been stuffy places that only allow users to review wines. That is until now. Check out ...

Happy New Beers Day!

At 12:01 a.m. Eastern April 7, 1933 the Cullen-Harrison Act went into effect. One of the very first acts of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, this act allowed the return of legal beer sales in America, and marked the beginning of the ...

2004 Paradigm Cabernet Sauvignon

Recently I stopped in a Houston wine bar called "Cova" and had a great time. The staff was knowledgeable and the selection was very good. Our server for the afternoon was named Alex and he did an excellent job. This ...

Drinking Wine for a Cause

Last night my wife and I attended a wine tasting that benefited Bering Omega and the Human Rights Campaign. It was hosted by the Rainbow Lodge, one of Houston's better and more interesting restaurants. The event paired a variety of ...

Wine and Sexual Preference

Is your choice of wine saying something about your sexuality? Maybe your wine glass knows more about you that you do yourself. A winemaker in France things so. This week, Franco D'Eusanio, who operates an organic vineyard in the Abruzzo region, ...

Sliders Recipe

As promised here is the recipe for making sliders at home. A slider is a tiny hamburger in the style created by White Castle, the original American hamburger chain. These gastronomical delights are affectionately known as "Murder Burgers," "Belly Bombs," ...

A little bit of everything

First off, I would like to apologize for my site being down yesterday. I somehow, despite having worked in the field of Web development for almost as long as their has been a Web, managed to pick one of the ...

More Wine Maps of the World

I previously posted about Enobytes a couple of times. In fact, as recently as last night. It is an excellent wine blog that I highly recommend bookmarking. The first time that I blogged about them, since that is what the incestuous ...

Trouble brewing in wine blog land?

A couple of weeks ago I posted a link to a contest to determine the best wine blogs at a site called Fermentation. My initial reaction was, "Cool!" Second reaction was, "Whoa, that is kind of an ugly site ...

Fantastic Bargain Wine!

On the suggestion of a co-worker I tried the 2004 Perrin Reserve Cotes du Rhone Rouge. This stuff is incredible! It is a blend 60% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 20% Mourvèdre that will match up with everything from lamb to red ...