Posts under Tag: the wine whore
May 16 – The Good the Bad and the Ugly

Okay, so I’m a couple of days late. Things have been out of control in my world for a few weeks now, and with all the hubbub at work, and the rush to make it through Taste Texas, I just ran out of day to get this done on Friday. I know that many of you plan your entire week [...]

By Ben Simons with 4 comments
April 16 – The Good the Bad and the Ugly

The Good Every week I find more material than I need for “The Good” portion of this post, and this week was no exception.  I want to call out a couple of items this week. First, my friend Steve Paulo from Notes From the Cellar posted a list of wine-themed movie quotes. From my communication with him online, I picture [...]

By Ben Simons with 16 comments
March 5 – The Good the Bad and the Ugly

The Good I like funny things.  I find this video to be somewhat funny, green screen issues, pushing for Wine Spectator, and minor inaccuracies not withstanding.  That is all. The Bad Everyone in the world is going on an effing vacation, except me.  First it was Shannon Casey from Michigan by the Bottle, then it was The Wine Whore, now [...]

By Ben Simons with 9 comments
February 5 – The Good the Bad and the Ugly

The Good There was so much good stuff going on this week on blogs that I read, that I don’t think I can narrow it down to just one thing.  Here are three posts that I really enjoyed this week – The Wine Whore and Josh at Drink Nectar put together one of the most entertaining tasting videos that I [...]

By Ben Simons with 9 comments
January 22 – The Good the Bad and the Ugly

The Good Big news coming out of Massachusetts about shipping laws in the state. The 1st Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that could open the door for wine lover in Massachusetts to purchase more of their favorite wines online or by mail order directly from producers.  Right now MA law restricts consumers from ordering wine directly [...]

By Ben Simons with 9 comments
Friday Good the Bad and the Ugly – January 8

I have decided that I want to try out something new this week.  I want to have a new weekly feature for Fridays.  Every Friday I will try to find something from the previous week that was good, something that was bad, and something that was, well I’m sure you can figure it out.  So here we go – The [...]

By Ben Simons with 6 comments
The Wine that Changed My Life

When I originally read about this contest from The Wine Whore, I wasn't really planning on entering.  There wasn't really an earth shattering even attached to my wine history, and I don't really have any terribly interesting stories associated with wine.  Here in the final couple of days leading up to the deadline, I have decided that the whole point [...]

By Ben Simons with 3 comments