This week we cover lots of ground but the main topic is from listener, Tony Jacobson. Thanks so much for the suggestion!
Here is the link ....and the show notes:
First, a special word on our sympathies for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, which demolished parts of the Northeast of the U.S. We are praying for you! (If you are interested in donating to the ASPCA or the Humane Society, or learning more about how you can help the animals displaced by the storm, Ellie thanks you).
If you're interested in the article I mentioned on MSN.com where I was a featured contributor...here's a link to:
And then to the big 8 (they say everything should always be in odd numbers when you're describing something or writing about it. I say I don't care because I think these are worthwhile!):
4. Port. From 1855. 'Nuff said, but read the post for more.
5. A tasting at Chateau Montelena that had us scratching our eads about why Napa makes wines the way they make them, and about not judging a book by its cover.
8. And a short nod to our engagement wine, Domaine Carneros, which we enjoyed on slippery ocean rocks of Big Sur, California (not a great idea, wet rocks, nearby sea lions, and alcohol are a bad combo), and a wine we can't forget because it was all about the experience together.