Category Archives: GENERAL

Arnaud Bardary,MS: What Sort of Wine Goes With Forearm?

The proud addition of ‘MS’ after one’s name is the professional pinnacle, the authoritarian apex, the superstar summit to which everyone in the industry aspires. After years of tastings, countless tomes devoured, endless sessions with those of similar consuming interests, … Continue reading

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Ten Things You Never Thought Could Be Turned into Alcohol: #11 Will Blow Your Mind!

Every once in a while, I take a breather from my professional schedule to make fun of Drink Me magazine, which continues to show up in my inbox despite me not subscribing to it and never doing anything but make … Continue reading

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Introducing the Infinite Point Wine Scale

‘Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.’ No, not the Mafia, silly.  I tried to join that once and during the initiation ceremony they found out I was afraid to kill spiders, so that didn’t … Continue reading

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Is Rob Priddle the Most Boring Wine Writer in Existence?

Of course not!   He is a keen wine journalist with a trusty palate, an eye for what’s hot and talent for writing mouth-watering reviews.  And what does he want?  He want to enlighten folks like you and me.  And when … Continue reading

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GoFundMe; Ma Vaffanculo

If I am bombarded with another vow of poverty from some hack wanting me to send him free money to pay for a wine book he hasn’t written yet, I may commit Harry Karis. This ancient method of ritual suicide … Continue reading

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Banksy’s Identity Revealed: He’s Andy Borowitz in Tenth Grade

Not really. But sometimes, don’t we all wish that this juggernaut pop culture train could be wrapped up in yesterday’s New Yorker and stored on a shelf of puerile simplicity, much as Banksy and Andy try to do? Earlier this week, … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Tell if Your Cardiologist Passed Anatomy Class

That’s a silly headline, isn’t it?  Obviously your cardiologist passed anatomy class.  Cardio surgeons are anatomy people; they walk, talk and breathe anatomy; they bring up ligamentum arteriosums at dinner parties and have sexual dreams involving Scarlett Johansson’s left ventricle. … Continue reading

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