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.

02 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Wine-Sanity to Ensue

Fear not, loyal readers…a new batch of blog entries will pop up in the next 24 hours. Needless to say, your lead deviant has been attending a number of wine events, hunting high and low for wonderful wines to highlight. Also, if you know of a wine, beer or spirits related event that makes you […]

18 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

A Dark & Delicious Evening

Dark and Delicious. The title alone evokes all sorts of deviant thoughts, and it appeals to this particular Deviant wine hunter, plenty. Organized by the fine folks of P.S. I Love You, this 6th annual event helps cater to two needs: lovely red wines that can sooth a winter-stricken soul, and encourage fans to bring […]

17 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments


Oh, #SyrahDay, you are quite fun to celebrate. Whoever came up with this idea, I thank you! It’s still Winter, and so having a nice “warm” red suits this time of year. My pick is one that suits quite a few folks that have tasted it with me – a Victor Hugo Winery Estate Syrah. […]

10 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Acorn & Heritage Vines Deviance

Located in the Russian River Valley, Acorn Winery is a winery worth visiting. I first learned of them at the recent 2012 ZAP Grand Tasting held in San Francisco. This winery was listed as part of the Zin Blends track in my tasting booklet for the event, and it was when I stopped by their […]

10 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

ZAP & Starting 2012 Right

ZAP – Zinfandel Advocates & Producers. I fall in with the “Advocates” portion … maybe even more narrow of a focus, I’m a lover of Zin. It’s a wonderful grape, with brightness or deep, dark tones and a mouthfeel from light to viscous, sugary goodness. Zin is happy to be so many things to so […]