It's time to try a little something different...

Leilani is constantly on the hunt for something different to drink. This blog is meant to document how that story progresses. Focused mainly on wine, with some beer, spirits, and fun sprinkled throughout.

09 September 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Top 5 Ways to be a Wine Deviant

As we come up upon my favorite day, I can’t help but want to write up a quick list of ways to be a Wine Deviant: 5. Try something not from a standard wine package. Box, tetrapak, can, or flasq, you gotta try out something outside your comfort zone. There’s good stuff to be had, […]

11 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Get Your Nerd On – Brett Aroma Wheel

Hello friends – it’s a two-parter today! After spending a few hours yesterday hunkered down and reading through back issues of one of my favorite wine trade magazines, I finally got to my most recent issue and just about fell out of my chair at the title of one of the articles written by Roger […]

11 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Get Your Nerd On – Wine Aroma Wheel

A very small few of you have been with me during tastings, and notice that I usually have a couple of items with me when tasting: a notebook and pen (I can’t yet get myself switched over to digital notes), my Deviant Guide to make sure I’m scoring wines correctly for my blog, and my […]

05 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Wooed by Wine from Livermore

Two things: In my short time of being a lifelong student of wine, I’ve never thought about wine tasting in Livermore Until two months ago, I hadn’t yet heard of Steven Kent Winery or La Rochelle These two things, I’ve officially marked as tragic, but these two things have changed. Permanently, and for the better. […]

30 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

New-to-you Region: Carneros

Hi folks, time for a new segment for the blog called “Try something different: new-to-you region” I realize that quite a few folks that read this blog or speak to me in person are always looking for recommendations of places to visit when coming into California, but maybe aren’t able to sync up with me […]