I know someone who fills out things online and then gets free things for it. So now I have a magazine subscription to Wine Spectator.
I've spectatored four issues now, and I like it, it's actually adding some clarification that is my hitherto muddled wine "journey" (word used loosely). What I'm mostly continuing to learn is that for every person, for every troglodyte, and for every species inbetween there are many definitons of wine journey. Also, I am learning that mine might be the most laughable, or is it the least journeyest?
For instance, I know:
(not to be confused with I love my job, the very one that depends excessive, ozone-destroying AC.)
|Bruno Giacosa Foto: Helge Hansen|
Also there was an article on Bruno Giacosa and there is a guy here who like his wines so I got to read about something that matters to my customers. Usually for this I just peruse Air Conditioning Quarterly, equally enthralling.
I read that the United States is the fourth largest consumer of Bordeaux Wines behind China, Belgium, and the UK.
Belgium, really? That tiny pink blob in the upper right hand corner, THAT'S Belgium, and they're kicking our butts. Bad enough the UK is out-classing us. Again.
Lastly, I have a small crush on Matt Kramer. He seems unaffected and practical and normal enough.