The Most Common Wine-Related DMs I Receive

Every week or so, I receive DMs from followers and friends wanting answers to their burning wine questions. While I don’t have a degree in viticulture or enology, I grew up in the business so I do know a thing or two. Taking a course on the Sensory Evaluation of Wine at UC Davis to…

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Why I’m Deleting My Dating Apps

I was one of those people who swore they’d never sign up for a dating app. To me, they seemed superficial and frankly, gross. Back when dating sites like Match.com were a new thing, many of us probably thought that online crap was for losers. Then, somewhere down the line, we bitterly accepted it, and…

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The saying goes, “Another year older, another year wiser,” and I’ve known this to be true. These past twenty-two years have flown by, but not without valuable lessons in life, love, friendship, etc. Obviously, I’m not perfect and still have so much to learn (like how to have better patience in nearly all aspects of…

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Despite the fact that I’ve been out of college for a little over a year, I still get that same back-to-school excitement as the summer fades to fall. I am actually that obnoxious person who never had a strong case of senioritis and, to my friends’ horror, I even miss writing research papers and reading compelling course…

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It’s no cliché that college goes by fast, but so does that first post-grad year. As graduation for my alma mater is practically days away, I realize that I will soon have been out of college for an entire year. For me, college was inspiring, challenging, and fulfilling. Maybe you feel the same. I fell in love, met some of my…

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Love lessons are some of life’s best lessons, but with love sometimes comes heartbreak. These are the even tougher lessons to learn. Finding the silver lining in a breakup definitely doesn’t happen overnight, but it does happen. You won’t find it in your monthly horoscope or at the bottom of a bottle of Pinot. You probably won’t find it scrolling through Tinder,…

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