Book Review: Cork Dork by Bianca Bosker

Bosker’s humorous and honest writing lured me in, and kept me there, even when it delved into more of a wine “lecture” at times. It made me want to live what she was living, experience what she was experiencing. Since I couldn’t quite do that, nor did I think being a stalker would look good on my resume, I decided to take her advice to further my wine interest/career. When she recommended a website, I looked it up. When she mentioned a flash card app that she uses (Cram), I downloaded it. When she talked with a person, be it sommelier, winemaker, bar owner, scientist, or whoever, I Googled them. Sometimes I connected with them on social media. Okay…that may have a sense of the stalkerish vibe, but I promise I’m not. I’m really not.… Read More Book Review: Cork Dork by Bianca Bosker

It’s Harvest Time!

It’s harvest time in the Lehigh Valley! Harvest is an exciting time, but also full of fear, frustration, and keeping your fingers crossed that Mother Nature is kind. Several vineyards have started picking their grapes for the 2017 vintage. The harvest season for Pennsylvania (and most of the East Coast) is typically mid-August to early… Read More It’s Harvest Time!

Is The Lehigh Valley Poised to Become The New Finger Lakes?

When one thinks of American wine, it is often our thoughts find us in sunny California, Oregon, and Washington while some of the more outside-the-box drinkers may branch out to include the Finger Lakes, Virginia, and Long Island. America’s wine scene is full of infinite possibilities as well as surprises. Not only does every state… Read More Is The Lehigh Valley Poised to Become The New Finger Lakes?