Archive for the ‘Diploma’ Category

Wine Dressage


So it came to me on Tuesday night as I was chewing on a mouthful of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and trying to decide if I could call the tannins both “firm” and “drying”: the Diploma is to wine what dressage is to horseback riding – arcane, academic and interesting to an extremely small, and […]

Bad Winemutt


I’ve been a bad winemutt this week – busy taking care of my real mutt while Paul is off shooting a commercial in LA to keep us in kibble. I had the best of intentions to write last night, but my first Netflix-ed DVD of The Wire Season 2 arrived in the mail yesterday and […]

So I’ve up and done it, people – I’ve started a blog. Mostly I’ll be writing about wine, specifically my quest to obtain the WSET Diploma, a hard-core wine degree held by only about 100 people in the U.S. The Diploma is also the stepping stone to the Master of Wine, the hardest-core wine degree […]