When I was a child, it was fairly rare to find a family touched by cancer. Today…it’s rare to find any single individual who doesn’t own a storehouse of pain from the loss of someone they loved.
“A perfect wine pairing doesn’t exist. We’re doing a lot of damage the way we’re matching wine and categorizing it.”
Within 20 – 25 years, yes, there will still be guns. But there can also be fewer guns and a significant glimmer of hope for a safer, more rational, more mature culture. And we can do this…one by one.
We created and supported the Craft Beer Boom as a statement that we would rather spend our dollars for beer that tastes good and supports our friends and neighbors and our own local, state, and American economies.
By far, the largest sub-group of American Indie/craft breweries is the one for which I’ve borrowed a term from my pals Chris Carter and Doug Baldwin: “A-ight”
Doug McCrea has earned the respect of winemakers across this entire country, has made an extraordinary and incalculable contribution to whatever Washington wine has evolved into, here in 2018.
FACT: IF you are really devoted to actually being – as opposed to pretending to be – a highly-knowledgeable wine connoisseur, there is no such thing as a shortcut.
Rants about Fake (Brewery) News, the dumbing-down of whiskey, and people who interrupt others.