ElectionsVote Since starting Eve’s Wine 101 Consulting for wine-based and non-wine based businesses I’ve been reading marketing books, going to lectures and taking classes.   One book sent to (more..)


ElectionsVote In writing wine and spirit reviews, which include comprehensive tasting notes on appearance, aroma, flavor and sometimes a score, it would be remiss for me not to explain that even when I’m not (more..)


ElectionsVote The first thing and last thing I got from this revised second volume of Vertical from author Rex Pickett: Miles is almost completely redeemed from the character he played in Sideways. Maybe not his BF(more..)


ElectionsVote Somebody noticed that I’ve added brown spirits to my “likes” along with all things in the wine department. Maybe it’s because I’m hungry for more single spirit vendors to(more..)


ElectionsVote It’s always been my opinion to never have someone that knows little about wine select wine as a gift for someone that does. I know this from experience….and I have more than one White Zin(more..)


ElectionsVote The last time I got a chance to review Jim Beam Bourbons was in 2012, at the Spirits Confidential tasting with several ambassadors and Master Distillers. Clearly, four years between evaluations has be(more..)


ElectionsVote This week we have two bottles for review, a Barolo and a Pinot Grigio, from different sources. Information from the wineries and my tasting notes are below. Barolo Barolo is often considered the &ld(more..)


ElectionsVote Three wines in today’s tasting notes: From Jeio If you struggle with choosing the right wines to pair with your Thanksgiving dinner you are not alone. If you are afraid a big red will overpow(more..)


ElectionsVote As I started to read L.A.’s Legendary Restaurants by George Geary, a recurring theme played in my head; dang, I thought, so many cool restaurants that we’ve missed visiting. Most were freq(more..)


ElectionsVote ...I know about 99% of the vendors and almost the same percentage of the guests as it’s a local event put on by one of my favorite non-profits: Assistance League Santa Clarita. There are two mem(more..)