Pairing Wine With My Life's Adventure

REINVENTION: Quit my job in IT, sold my house and moved from Cal to NYC for sommelier classes. GETTING MY HANDS DIRTY: Moved to Napa and worked in a vineyard making wine. TRAVEL: Through France and Italy on a wine scavenger hunt. Sto cambiando la mia vita e desidero imparare circa vino. Je change ma vie et je veux me renseigner sur le vin. TRY TO GET SERIOUS: Living in New York for 4 years and working as a Sommelier. NEW GOALS: Do my own thing, find love, speak Spanish, live wine.

Thursday, February 02, 2006

News from Wine Country

There was a fire this morning at Silver Oak Winery. This pic is from my view on Oakville Cross Road looking south. The winery is getting ready for a release party this weekend, I'm told they usually make a million in sales from the event. I've not heard any details about the cause or damages.

The SF Chronicle's Thursday WINE section had a fun article about young sommeliers in the Bay Area. The Court of Master Sommeliers was also talked about in the article, and they recently added a new "certified" level to their program (now it has 4 levels) and updated their web site:


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