Provence: Viewing the World Through Rosé Wine Glasses

Ahh Provence. The mere mention of the word conjures up an idyllic existence. The French equivalent of Tuscany, maybe Kermit Lynch describes it best in his book Adventures on the Wine Route, the effect arriving in Provence has on him: “The effect is emotionally exhilarating, like the untying of a mental knot, a release and…

2017, My Year In Wine In Review

  January 2018 marks one year since I obtained my CSW credential.  I don’t think even I realized how incredibly ambitious this was on my part  — having 0 industry experience, and not much wine knowledge at all. Nevertheless, I managed to pass the exam in January of 2017. I realized almost immediately that while I…