It’s getting harder and harder to buy gifts for people.  We live in a culture of abundance. Everyone has everything they need and, often time,s want. What are you going to get them that they will use? You don’t want to give another tie or pair of earrings?  What about a gift certificate?  It fits,…

Read More

Hello everybody! It’s that wonderful time of year again…that time of delicious mulled wine! Many people have asked me how to make mulled wine. So I thought I would take some time and go over the basics of mulling wine.  Because it is just so delicious and you need to try it for yourself.  So…

Read More

What’s in a name? No, seriously, is there really a difference between an inn and a winery bed and breakfast? Well, yes, but the differences are subtle. Much of it has to do with the number of guestrooms and local perceptions (although bed and breakfasts are typically smaller). So let’s not argue semantics. From our…

Read More

Wine can be scary, yet delicious! You enjoy having a glass or a bottle, whichever it may be and with how many friends! People talk about wine and may ask you about the wine you’re drinking and somehow just saying “I like it” doesn’t feel like enough words to describe the wine in your glass.…

Read More

The last quarter of 2017 is just around the corner, and that means Christmas is coming pretty fast! It’s a great time for companies to take a moment to reflect on the year and to thank staff members for jobs well done. It used to be every company had these big elaborate gatherings. But things…

Read More