Sipping Washington State Syrah

In full disclosure, I won this bottle of wine on a pre-conference excursion at the 2018 Wine Bloggers Conference. I won it for answering the question “what was the first AVA designation in Washington State?” The answer is Yakima Valley, designated in 1983. So there’s your wine trivia for the day. The entire Upsidedown Wine…

Book Review: A Drinker With a Writing Problem…..

I just finished A Drinker With a Writing Problem by John Turi. This was an Amazon “one-click” purchase because, well, the title ….. John Turi is a self taught wine reviewer. He writes reviews at Y 9 Review¬†and a monthly column for an online literary publication, Connotation Press, see his latest post here. He is…