War of the Roses – A Winemaker’s Secret Weapon

"Hey, Aubie!  Wouldja take a look at this?  I got these little green bugs on my wheat."   I heard farmers from all around the area asking my Granddad -- Aubie Delmus  (no kidding) these kinds of questions.  I knew, without a doubt, that my Granddad was Somebody, because he knew the answers to every farming [...]

War of the Roses – A Winemaker’s Secret Weapon2017-01-24T13:56:07-06:00

Why Spaniards Don’t Do Fast Food (much)

I'm terrible.  I claim to love to cook, and yet I get busy and make excuses and reach for the telephone instead of the spatula.  I know, I know, in the amount of time it takes for a pizza to be delivered, I could have a great dinner on the table.  While I was in [...]

Why Spaniards Don’t Do Fast Food (much)2017-01-23T17:02:32-06:00

A Red Wine Lover Sees White

If you're like me and (let's be honest) you turn your nose up at white wine -- listen up! I'm about to broaden your horizons. So we take these wine classes and I'm thinking "Yeah, I want to learn all I can, but nobody is going to turn me into a white wine drinker."  Then [...]

A Red Wine Lover Sees White2017-01-23T17:02:51-06:00

Lessons in Travel Hacking — “It’s an Adventure!”

The frantic call came in late in the afternoon "I found this great deal in Sardenia!"  We can fly Ryan Air for just €50 from Barcelona and there's this great all-inclusive resort we can get for just €150 for 3 days!  Let's go!"  And then, before I could open my mouth to reply (and [...]

Lessons in Travel Hacking — “It’s an Adventure!”2017-01-24T08:25:09-06:00