In a bottle of wine, naturally. No, this is a serious question. “People” are quick to remind you that you shouldn’t let fear hold you back and that fear is the ultimate dream killer and that you have nothing to fear but fear itself. This is all true but the fact of the matter is, … Continue reading Where do you put your fears?
Happy holidays! This season, be ready for every holiday gathering. Whether it’s a fancy dinner, house party, or Christmas game night, don’t walk in with your hands swinging! Bring along some good vino to get the party started. Here are some budget-friendly favorites: Light – Mumm Napa Mumm’s the word on this California sparkler and … Continue reading Tiff’s Holiday Picks 2015
Last week a few Motovino members got together to tour the boutique wine-making facility of Brooklyn Winery. Continue reading A winery thrives in Brooklyn!
October wine events in our neck of the woods… Continue reading October & November Wine Events In Your Neck of the Woods
“Say it loud!…” Not an exhaustive list but whether you’re avoiding any tourist traps in Napa Valley and beyond, or simply looking to support Black-owned wine brands here are a few to check out: California: Truvée Wines In February 2015, these beautiful sisters launched their newest wine brand, Truvée. We at Motovino had the pleasure … Continue reading Black-Owned Wine Brands
Kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train? No one should be denied the experience of good wine, great company, and memories that last a lifetime. Over the weekend an amazing group of women took a scenic tour of wine country on the Napa Valley Wine Train. This restaurant on wheels is known as a premier … Continue reading How do you refund humiliation?…
“Hey Sweets!” Who says sweet wine isn’t as sophisticated as their dry cousins? I smile when I meet some wine enthusiasts who say sweet wine is for the inexperienced. Once, you start the journey into wine education you quickly learn that sweet wine comes in many varieties ranging from semi-sweet and light to ultra-rich and … Continue reading Let’s talk sugar and sophistication
So everyone has “that” friend. You know – the one who pretends to understand everything that’s listed on a restaurant wine menu. Or, that friend who wants to impress you with their wine knowledge by using terms like varietal, terroir, or mouthfeel but ends up sounding like a stuffy know-it-all. Or perhaps, you have that … Continue reading The reason you hate wine is probably because of who it reminds you of…